Outcome Statements Policy and Approval Process

As a key new element of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, the Department of Finance is currently developing a new whole-of-government Performance Framework. This Framework comes into effect from 1 July 2015. Information and guidance materials will be available from late 2014 to assist Commonwealth entities prepare for the 2015–16 Financial Year. For the 2014-15 Financial Year, Commonwealth entities should continue to refer to the existing guide provided below. This guide outlines the present requirements for the preparation and approval of outcome statements that should be considered by General Government Sector (GGS) agencies in preparing new or revising existing statements.

A print-friendly version of the Outcome Statements Policy and Approval Process [PDF Document 468 KB] is available.

Contact for information on this page: PMRAPerformanceFramework@finance.gov.au.