Campaign: Government Datasets or APIs

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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Campaign: Government Datasets or APIs

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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