Finance Circular 2013/01

Grants, Procurements and other Financial Arrangements

This circular:

  • provides guidance to Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 external site (FMA Act) agencies on how to distinguish between grants, procurements and other financial arrangements
  • is relevant for chief executives and agency staff responsible for financial arrangements
  • reflects the 2013 update to the Commonwealth Grants Guidelines (CGGs)
  • reflects changes to the definition of a ‘grant’
  • replaces Finance Circular 2009/03 Grants and other common financial arrangements

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Contact for information on this page: Grants Policy Unit