Performance Information and Indicators

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 is a reference tool only. The indicators suggested provide a base for entities to add to, and build from, using their programme specific knowledge and expertise. This guide should be read in conjunction with guidance on the preparation of entity Portfolio Budget Statements, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements and Annual Reports which can be found on the Finance website at

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