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Department of Finance Annual Report 2017-18

The Department of Finance Annual Report 2017—18 has been released in both web and PDF formats.

18 October 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements July and August 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 31 August 2018 was a deficit of $5,534 million.   

11 October 2018
All Comcover Fund Members are invited to the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Risk Management on 5 October 2018

All Comcover Fund Members are invited to the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Risk Management on 5 October 2018.

28 September 2018
Department of Finance Corporate Plan 2018-19

For the 2018-19 to 2021-22 reporting periods.

03 September 2018
Flipchart of Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) Commonwealth entities and companies

The Flipchart sets out the information Finance has on the status of Commonwealth entities and companies at a particular date - 28 August 2018.

30 August 2018
ClauseBank is now live

The Department of Finance has developed the ClauseBank in response to Recommendation 5 of the Joint Select Committee on Government Procurement report, Buying into our Future: Review of amendments to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (29 June 2017).

01 August 2018
Flipchart of Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) Commonwealth entities and companies

The Flipchart sets out the information Finance has on the status of Commonwealth entities and companies at a particular date - 02 July 2018.

03 July 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements May 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2017-18 financial year to 31 May 2018 was a deficit of $10,016 million.

27 June 2018
Finance Position Paper on the implementation options for AASB 16 Leases

This paper identifies the Department of Finance's (Finance) position on the options available for implementation of AASB 16.

20 June 2018
RMG 202: A guide for non-corporate Commonwealth entities on the role of audit committees is now available

New guidance material released for RMG 202: A guide for non-corporate Commonwealth entities on the role of audit committees.

30 May 2018
Draft report available for comment: Independent Review of the PGPA Act 2013 and Rule 30 May 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements April 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2017-18 financial year to 30 April 2018 was a deficit of $14,930 million.

25 May 2018
Flipchart of Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) Commonwealth entities and companies

The Flipchart sets out the information Finance has on the status of Commonwealth entities and companies at a particular date - 11 May 2018.

18 May 2018
2018-19 Budget released

Budget 2018-19 was released on Tuesday 8 May 2018, as the Treasurer commenced his second reading speech. Budget papers are available online at budget.gov.au

08 May 2018
The 2018-19 Finance Portfolio Budget Statements are now available

As part of the Federal Budget, the Portfolio Budget Statements in support of the 2017-18 Budget for the Finance Portfolio were submitted by Finance Minister Mathias Cormann. You can access the Statements online 

08 May 2018
Applications are now open for the 2019 Graduate Development Program

Welcome to the Department of Finance. We are a central agency in the Australian Public Service (APS) and play a key role in supporting the government’s agenda.

If you are looking for a challenging position with real responsibility and supportive colleagues, then consider a place on our team. You’ll gain exposure to a wide variety of work and access to key decision makers, with the government’s agenda at the heart of everything you do.

30 April 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements March 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2017-18 financial year to 31 March 2018 was a deficit of $19,666 million.

27 April 2018
New Master Media Agency for the Australian Government from 1 July 2018

The Department of Finance, on behalf of the Commonwealth, has appointed Universal McCann, a division of Mediabrands Australia Pty Ltd, as the Australian Government’s new master media agency for an initial period of three years from 1 July 2018, with an option to extend for up to a further three years.

16 April 2018
The 2016-17 Annual Performance Statements Lessons Learned Paper has been released 13 April 2018
This new chart lists special appropriations currently in force by entity and Act – find out more 05 April 2018

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