Departmental and Agency Appointments and Grants

Information for Government agencies about processes, policies and reporting for Additional Estimates, Senate Orders, Appointments Orders, and Grants Orders.

Reporting Periods – Appointments and Grants Orders

The reporting period as interpreted and prepared by PM&C for the Appointments and Grants orders commences the day after the previous reporting period ends and extends to two weeks before the list is required to be tabled. Lists must be tabled seven days prior to the commencement of each Senate Estimates hearing.

Additional Estimates

Hearing Date: 2 March 2020

Tabling Date: 24 February 2020

Reporting period: 1 October 2019 – 10 February 2020 

Budget Estimates

Hearing Date: 25 May 2020

Tabling Date: 18 May 2020

Reporting period: 11 February 2020 – 4 May 2020

Supplementary Budget Estimates

Hearing Date: 19 October 2020

Tabling Date: 12 October 2020

Reporting period: 5 May 2020 – 28 September 2020

Senate Orders

We provide our portfolio responses Tablings Lists for the Senate Order Listing on Appointments and Grants under the Information Publication Scheme.

Queries about the Senate Orders can be directed to the Senate Tabling Office.

See also

Policy implementation

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Contact Us

Questions about the Senate Order on Departmental and Agency Appointments should be emailed to the PM&C Parliamentary team:

Questions about grants policy and grants reporting should be emailed to the Department of Finance, Grants Policy Team: