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Department of Finance and Administration Annual Report 2001-2002
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Outcome 1—Sustainable Government Finances

Performance Summary

Finance and the Federal Election

The Commonwealth Budget
 Budget Group Restructure

The Budget Estimates and Advice Framework

Financial Reporting

Private Financing Principles

Review of Accrual Budget Documentation
 Assistance to East Timor
Table 3: Performance Information for Outcome 1
- Effectiveness—Overall Achievement of Outcome 1
- Output 1.1.1: Whole-of-Government Financial and Ownership Advice
- Output 1.1.2: Outcome and Outputs Advice
- Output 1.1.3: Commonwealth Budget Coordination

Table 4: Resources for Outcome 1




 

Chapter 3
Sustainable Government Finaances

Table 3: Performance Information for Outcome 1

Output 1.1.2: Outcomes and Outputs Advice

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QUALITY      
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Target

90 per cent of briefings, Questions on Notice and ministerial replies rated excellent or above average.

 


Result

Not achieved. 72 per cent of briefings and ministerials were rated excellent or above average.

 

90 per cent of simple ministerial letters with turnaround within 2 days or less.

 

Not achieved. 67 per cent of simple ministerial letters were turned around within the agreed timeframe.

 

90 per cent of complex ministerial letters with turnaround within 5 days or less.

 

Exceeded. 91 per cent of complex ministerial letters were turned around within the agreed timeframe.

 
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QUANTITY    
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Target


280 briefings to the Minister.

 


Result

Exceeded. 898 briefings were provided during 2001–02.

 
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1400 written ministerial replies.

 


Exceeded. 1,429 written ministerial replies were prepared during 2001–02.

 
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550 simple written ministerial replies.

 


Not achieved. 378 simple written ministerial replies delivered. This target was not achieved due to lower than anticipated demand.

 
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14 pricing reviews.

 


Not achieved. 3 pricing reviews were completed. This target was not achieved due to the Government's decision to proceed with only 3 pricing reviews in 2001–02.

 
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