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Central collection of annual reports

[previously called: "Actual expenses data by program"] I first put this suggestion up 8 months ago. As there has been no traction I'm expanding its scope. Annual reports are crucial to external accountability for the Australian Commonwealth government sector. They are the only source containing all the detail on government programmes from objective and strategy through to expenditure and results. Yet, they are not ...more »

Submitted by (@garrybrooke)
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MYEFO as CSV line item data

MYEFO is the Mid Year Economic & Fiscal Outcome which lists all the policy changes affecting spending that occur between when the budget is handed down in May and whenever the MYEFO is delivered (usually Nov but can be delayed). eg http://budget.gov.au/2013-14/content/myefo/html/ Wasn't sure if I was supposed to open a new request for the MYEFO data. To add MYEFO data to existing budget data sets it needs to be broken ...more »

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Central Register of Programmes

The Commission of Audit recommended that the Dept of Finance develop and maintain a central register of all programme expenditure. In doing that Finance will need an authoritative listing of programmes, their structure etc. That central listing of programmes would be a great help to people outside govt who are trying to track spending by programme. So, could that listing be published on data.gov.au ? In the interim, ...more »

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Table to translate from functional classification to programs

Treasury and Finance publish tables showing amounts and trends in expenditure by function (in Budget Paper 1). Agencies publish amounts and estimates for individual programs (in Portfolio Budget Statements). There is no way currently to connect the two. Finance could publish in data.gov.au a table which lists the programs for each function, sub-function and component. That would enable analysis which connected the ...more »

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BudgetAus

BudgetAus: Financial expenditure, budget transparency

http://infoaus.net/budget/expenses/expenses_home.php

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