Resource Management Framework

The Resource Management Framework (RMF) serves to assist Victorian Government departments in understanding the legislative and policy framework for government and public sector planning, budgeting, service delivery, accountability and review.

The RMF includes mandatory requirements and guidance for departments on a range of topics including matters relating to the Department Funding Model, objectives and outputs, appropriation funding, trust accounts, carryovers, reporting and other topics.

All Victorian government departments will be required to apply the RMF under the Standing Directions 2018 under the Financial Management Act 1994.

The RMF is effective from 1 July 2019 onwards.

Fact sheet

The fact sheet provides further information on the RMF.

Additional guidance

Additional guidance to the RMF has now been issued on the evaluation of lapsing programs - quantifying the effect of programs.


Reviewed 28/06/2019
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