Portfolio Charging Reviews

Departments of State must conduct periodic reviews of all existing and potential charging activities within their portfolios at least every five years, in accordance with the published schedule of portfolio charging reviews or at other times agreed by the Finance Minister. 1, 2

Schedule of Portfolio Charging Reviews*

Coordinating Department of State (Portfolio)

Calendar Year in which the PCR is undertaken Budget in which the PCR outcomes must be brought forward

Attorney-General's

2021

 

2022-23

 

Treasury

2021

 

2022-23

 

Finance

2021

 

2022-23

 

Health

2022

 

2023-24

 

Industry, Science, Energy and Resources

2022

 

2023-24

 

Education, Skills and Employment

2022

 

2023-24

 

Prime Minister and Cabinet

2023

 

2024-25

 

Defence and Veterans' Affairs

2023

 

2024-25

 

Home Affairs

2024

 

2025-26

 

Agriculture, Water and the Environment

2024

 

2025-26

 

Foreign Affairs and Trade

2024

 

2025-26

 

Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

2025

 

2026-27

 

Social Services

2025

 

2026-27

 

* Issued by the Finance Minister on 8 May 2020 and updated to reflect Machinery of Government changes on 2 February 2020 and changes in government priorities due to COVID-19.
1. Australian Government Charging Framework.                            
2. Portfolio charging review template and the schedule of portfolio charging reviews are available on the Department of Finance website (www.finance.gov.au)


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