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2013 Amendments to the Public Finance Act 1989 and Crown Entities Act 2004

Page updated 17 Apr 2015

The 2013 amendments to the Public Finance Act 1989 and the Crown Entities Act 2004:

  • provide for more flexible funding to support results
  • require more meaningful reporting on what is intended to be achieved and what has been achieved with expenditure from appropriations
  • lift the strategic focus of statements of intent to drive a clearer focus on results and outcomes
  • clarify the financial responsibilities of the department (and departmental agency) chief executives [PFA s.34, s.35].

This page contains resource materials and presentations that explain the changes made by the amendments.

Guidance is arranged in these categories:

The documents listed here are available in Adobe PDF format only. HTML versions can be supplied on request by Information Services at the Treasury. Using PDF Files


Public Finance Amendment Act 2013

Crown Entities Amendment Act 2013

The changes to the State Sector Act are available at: State Sector Amendment Act 2013

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