Prepare your financial reports
Use the Financial Reporting Directions and guidance to apply Victorian Government accounting rules about daily transactions.
Use the Model Report for Victorian Government departments to understand what you need to do to meet the latest reporting requirements in your annual report.
Use the long service leave model to calculate your annual leave and long service leave liability.
Comply with DTF Information Requests
If you’re accessing this site from the Victorian Government network, you can login to access DTF Information Requests to find out about:
- the budget submission process
- key reporting dates
- business case templates
- planning requirements
- the information request calendar
- general guidance for reporting.
Comply with the Standing Directions
Use the Standing Directions 2018 under the Financial Management Act 1994 to find out more about how to disclose financial transactions. Government departments and agencies must comply with the directions.
Budgeting, reporting and planning frameworks
Three frameworks support the Standing Directions:
- Use the Budget Operations Framework to find out how Victoria’s public sector budgeting process works, and the legislative framework for managing departmental funding.
- Use the Financial Reporting Operations Framework to find out about financial data submission requirements, as well as technical guidance on accounting and reporting practices.
- Use the Performance Management Framework to find out how to plan, deliver, monitor and report on performance.
Machinery of government changes
Machinery of government (MoG) changes occur when responsibilities are transferred between ministers and departments. Download the MoG operating manual to find out how to plan and implement MoG changes.
Indexation of fees and fines
The Victorian Government automatically indexes certain fees and fines each year. This ensures their value is adjusted for inflation. The current value of a fee unit is $14.22. The current value of a penality unit is $158.57.