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The Treasury provides a range of guidance publications to assist State sector organisations to comply with their financial and performance reporting obligations.

If you know the specific guidance publication you’re looking for, go to our Publication Search and select the ‘Guidance’ Publication category. You can combine this with the ‘Keyword’ and ‘Issued From’ and ‘To’ fields to narrow your search further. 

To locate guidance relevant to a particular part of the State sector performance and financial management system, use the Links to Guidance on the State sector leadership Guidance page.

In this section

  • Treasury instructions

    Treasury Instructions are issued under Section 80 of the Public Finance Act 1989.
  • Treasury circulars

    Treasury Circulars provide guidance and instructional information to departments, Crown entities and State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and request financial information from those agencies.
  • Glossary

    Glossary of terms used on the Treasury website and in Treasury and government publications. 

  • View points

    The Treasury displays content from a number of sources on its website. Consequently the content may not represent the view of the Treasury.
Last updated: 
Friday, 2 March 2018