Australian Taxation Office’s approach to managing its AU$ 1 billion (US$ 908 million) annual procurement programme under review. Risk differentiation framework tailors contracts according to size and scope of project. Marks move away from one-size-fits all purchases, says Chief Financial Officer, Mr Frances Cawthra, a keynote speaker at next week’s GovCFO Forum Australia (Canberra).
Australian government sets stage for wide-ranging ICT reforms, laying the foundations for revised policies in the New Year. A new advisory board, expected to be finalised, underscores agency-by-agency audits of spending, procurement, and service delivery programmes.
The city administration of Jakarta and the Government Procurement Regulatory Agency launched an e-catalog system for the procurement of heavy equipment in a bid to cut red tape in government institutions.
Australian Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey, delivers sobering news on government finance. Confirms agency-by-agency review of programmes, under moves requiring the Commonwealth to live within it means.
Public sector ICT and finance heads converge next month at the flagship 4th Annual FutureGov Summit Australia and co-located 3rd Regional GovCFO Forum being held 2-3 December in Canberra. Post-election focus on improved service delivery, financial management, and technology innovation.
Australian government renews focus on governance, performance and accountability. New law, to become operational 1st July 2014, impacts budgeting and policy decisions across core departments and agencies.
Australia’s independent advisory body, the Australian Productivity Commission warns that government’s vast repository of public data is not being used to full advantage. With spending topping AU$ 398 billion, there is a disconnect between an inter-agency sharing of data, policy formulation and allocation of budgets.
The Australian Taxation Office targets tax crime through a data-sharing initiative featuring key revenue-collection agencies in the US, UK and regional counterparts. Initiative is supported by Australian Treasurer, Mr Joe Hockey.
The provincial government of Surigao Del Norte has institutionalised the use of the Local Government Performance Management System (LGPMS), a web-based e-scorecard tool that is used to determine the level of performance and development of local government units.
The Royal Canadian Mint’s foray into a “digital money” pilot project is being showcased at the industry’s 3rd Regional GovCFO Forum Australia being held Monday 2 December in Canberra. Mr Marc Brûlé, the Mint’s chief financial officer, shares insights about financial innovations.
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