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

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

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 18 December 2018