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Applications for the Department of Finance 2020 Graduate Progam are now open

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.

26 April 2019
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements March 2019

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 31 March 2019 was a deficit of $8,073 million.

23 April 2019
Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2019

The Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998 (the Charter) provides for the Secretary to the Treasury and the Secretary of the Department of Finance (the Secretaries) to release publicly a Pre‑election Economic and Fiscal Outlook report (PEFO) within 10 days of the issue of the writs for a general election. Such writs were issued on 11 April 2019.

 

17 April 2019
The 2019 Election Costings website is now live 12 April 2019
The 2019-20 Finance Portfolio Budget Statements are now available

As part of the Federal Budget, the Portfolio Budget Statements in support of the 2019-20 Budget for the Finance Portfolio were submitted by Finance Minister Mathias Cormann. You can access the Statements online

02 April 2019
2019-20 Budget released

Budget 2019-20 was released on Tuesday 2 April 2019, as the Treasurer commenced his second reading speech. Budget papers are available online at budget.gov.au

02 April 2019
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements February 2019

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 28 February 2019 was a deficit of $10,657 million.

22 March 2019
Review of the CDDA Scheme in relation to the Australian Taxation Office and Small Business 21 March 2019
Modernising the Public Sector 14 March 2019
Make selling to Government your business 13 March 2019
Digital Records Transformation Initiative 28 February 2019
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements January 2019

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 31 January 2019 was a deficit of $21,856 million.

22 February 2019
Modernising the Public Sector Exhibition 19 February 2019
New eLearning modules are now available to help stakeholders better understand the PGPA Act and Rule 06 February 2019
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements December 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 31 December 2018 was a deficit of $13,378 million.

01 February 2019
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements November 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 30 November 2018 was a deficit of $12,497 million.

21 December 2018
Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2018

The Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government for the financial year ended 30 June 2018 have been released by the Minister for Finance.

12 December 2018
Award winning writers at Finance

Congratulations to Department of Finance staff Brad Cook and Dave Morton who won the Rosalind Hurworth Prize for best evaluation paper from the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) in the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Evaluation.

29 November 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements October 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 31 October 2018 was a deficit of $15,336 million.

23 November 2018
Australian Government General Government Sector Monthly Financial Statements September 2018

The underlying cash balance for the 2018-19 financial year to 30 September 2018 was a deficit of $10,525 million.

25 October 2018

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