The Portfolio Budget Statements inform Members of Parliament and the public of the proposed allocation of resources to government outcomes. They also assist the Senate Standing Committees with their examination of the Government’s Budget.
All agency heads are required to publicly disclose gifts or benefits accepted and valued at over $AUD100 (excluding GST). Reporting gifts and benefits accepted by agency heads in the performance of official duties helps to maintain public confidence in the integrity of APS agencies and the APS more broadly.
A Statement of Expectations provides greater clarity about the government’s expectations for the authority in the conduct of its operations. A Statement of Intent outlines how the authority intends to meet those expectations.