Corporate plans for Commonwealth entities (RMG 132)

RMG-132 has been updated to:

  • reflect the current annual performance cycle and reporting period, and
  • include guidance on the APS Strategic Commissioning Framework (available under the Capability accordion on What to include in a corporate plan).
  • advise that the Department of Finance is responsible for publishing an entity’s published corporate plan onto the Transparency Portal.

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This guide is relevant to officials in Commonwealth entities (non-corporate and corporate Commonwealth entities) who assist the accountable authority to prepare their corporate plan.

Key points

This guide outlines:

  • the content requirements for preparing a corporate plan
  • the presentation and publication requirements
  • how to vary a corporate plan.

The accountable authority of a Commonwealth entity must prepare a corporate plan for the entity at least once each reporting period.

The corporate plan must be published on the entity’s website by the last day of the second month of the reporting period for which the plan is prepared, unless the entity's enabling legislation states a different period.

evaluation methods

A copy of the entity's corporate plan must be given to the responsible Minister and the Finance Minister as soon as practicable after it is prepared and before it is published on the entity's website. To meet the requirement to give the corporate plan to the Finance Minister, a copy of your corporate plan should be sent to the Department of Finance at Entities do not need to send a copy of the corporate plan to the Office of the Finance Minister directly. 

The Department of Finance is responsible for publishing the entity’s corporate plan on the Transparency Portal after the plan has been sent to and the plan has been published on the entity’s website. 



Related resources including links to related guidance, glossary terms, publications, PGPA Act and Rule and relevant legislation are located in the right-hand menu.

Corporate plan requirements for Commonwealth companies is covered by RMG-133 Corporate plan for Commonwealth companies.


Key information to assist you in meeting your corporate plan reporting requirements

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