Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance

Overview

The Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance are issued by the Minister for Finance under the Financial Management Act 1994 (FMA). They are designed to help the VPS achieve a high standard of public financial management and accountability.

In February 2016, the Minister for Finance issued revised Directions for commencement on 1 July 2016.

For the 2015-16 compliance year, agencies must continue to comply with the 2003 Directions.