Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance 2003

Overview

The Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance 2003 (2003 Directions) and associated rules set the standard for financial management by Victorian government agencies from 1 July 2003 until 30 June 2016.


The Financial Management Compliance Framework 2005 assists the Victorian Government to monitor the standard of financial management including compliance with the Standing Directions.

The Standing Directions of the Minister for Finance 2016 (2016 Directions) replaced the 2003 Directions on 1 July 2016. Agencies must continue comply with the 2003 Directions until 30 June 2016, and for some months after that date undertake compliance activities in accordance with the Financial Management Compliance Framework 2005.