PGPA Act 2013

Current as at 25 October 2017.

This online resource links sections of the PGPA Act to related rules and guidance. For the official version of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act)  see the Federal Register of Legislation.

The PGPA Act establishes a coherent system of governance and accountability for public resources, with an emphasis on planning, performance and reporting. The Act applies to all Commonwealth entities and Commonwealth companies.  Rules and other legislative instruments establish the requirements and procedures necessary to give effect to the governance, performance and accountability matters covered by the Act. Information on the transition from FMA Act and CAC Act to the PGPA Act

In accordance with section 112 of the PGPA Act, the PGPA Act and the PGPA Rule, are now subject to an independent review. A written report was tabled in both Houses of the Parliament on Wednesday 19 September 2018.

Chapter 1—IntroductionPart 1-1—Introduction Part 1-2—Definitions 
Chapter 2—Commonwealth entities and the CommonwealthPart 2-1—Core provisions for this Chapter  Part 2-2—Accountable authorities and officials   Part 2-3—Planning, performance and accountability    Part 2-4—Use and management of public resources Part 2-5—Appropriations Part 2-6—Cooperating with other jurisdictions Part 2-7—Companies, subsidiaries and new corporate Commonwealth entities
Chapter 3—Commonwealth companiesPart 3-1—General Part 3-2—Planning and accountability   Chapter 4—Rules, delegations and independent reviewPart 4-1—The rules  Part 4-1A—Other instruments Part 4-2—Delegations Part 4-3—Independent review



Last updated: 29 January 2019