Purposes, objectives, and desired states or outcomes, that are ranked as highest in importance by a Commonwealth entity, company, or the Australian Government.

The Australian Government may publish its key priorities, some of which (related to financial and economic management) are often included in Budget Paper No. 1. Commonwealth entities and companies must include in their corporate plans descriptions of how their own purposes and activities contribute to the Australian Government's key priorities.

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Last updated: 13 January 2016