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Administered by: Finance; Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 04 Jun 2015



Public Service Act 1999


Order to Establish the Digital Transformation Office as an Executive Agency


I, General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Ret’d), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council and under section 65 of the Public Service Act 1999:


a)      establish the Digital Transformation Office as an Executive Agency;

b)      allocate the name Digital Transformation Office to the Executive Agency;

c)      allocate the name Chief Executive Officer to the Head of the Executive Agency;

d)     identify the Minister for Communications as the Minister responsible for the Executive Agency; and

e)      specify that the functions of the Digital Transformation Office be as follows:

                                     i.            to provide leadership on government service delivery;

                                   ii.            to develop and implement user-centred whole-of-government service delivery policies and standards;

                                 iii.            to design and govern the implementation and enhancement of
whole-of-government service delivery platforms;

                                 iv.            to co-ordinate the funding of whole-of-government service delivery platforms;

                                   v.            to provide advice to the Minister on service delivery proposals; and

                                 vi.            to undertake other relevant tasks as the Minister may require from time to time.


This Order will commence on 1 July 2015.

Dated                                 12 March 2015





Peter Cosgrove





By His Excellency’s Command



Tony Abbott

Prime Minister