Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise Governance and Oversight Guidelines

Published October 2011

Commonwealth Government Business Enterprise Governance and Oversight Guidelines (the GBE Guidelines) apply to Government Business Enterprises (GBEs) that are Commonwealth entities and GBEs that are wholly-owned Commonwealth companies.

Please note that these Guidelines will be re-issued following finalisation of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA) Rules regarding corporate plans, annual performance standards and annual reports, expected in late 2014.

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