CBMS Data Management – Reference Data Set

The Reference Data Set (RDS) forms the basis for data structures in CBMS. The RDS is a set of master data elements used consistently across all budget management modules. The elements include: programs, outcomes, appropriation, specific purpose payments, sub-functions etc.

Changes to RDS

RDS changes can be amended or created at the request of Finance business areas or entities. Please refer to the table below for what is required for an RDS change:

Data ElementRequired
Entity Complete Entity Form [PDF 1MB]
Program Complete Program Form [PDF 1MB]
Specific Purpose Payments (SPP) Complete SPP Form [PDF 1MB]
Special Appropriation/Account Complete Special Appropriation/Account Form  [PDF 1.5 MB]
Outcome Provide Finance Minister’s letter and email to: CBMS@finance.gov.au
Other Data Elements:
  • Related Entity
  • Appropriation Type
  • Function
  • Subfunction
  • Budget Adjustment Category
  • Reason Code
  • Account
  • Account Relationship
  • Account Pair
  • Receipt Type
  • Deactivations/Reactivations (including abolishing elements)
Email to: CBMS@finance.gov.au

RDS Workbook

This workbook is to handle bulk RDS requests such as Machinery of Government (MoG) changes, deactivation of data elements or new outcome statements.

Complete: RDS Workbook

For further information on RDS please email: CBMS@finance.gov.au

Last updated: 15 November 2017