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Administered by: Prime Minister and Cabinet
Published Date 28 Oct 2016




Public Service Act 1999


Order to Rename the Digital Transformation Office and Specify Functions for the Renamed Digital Transformation 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, amend the Order to establish the Digital Transformation Office as an Executive Agency made on 12 March 2015 and amended on 21 September 2015, by omitting paragraphs (b) and (e) of that Order and substituting the following paragraphs:


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


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

                                     i.            to provide strategic and policy leadership on whole-of-government and shared information and communications technology (ICT) and digital service delivery, including ICT procurement policy;

                                   ii.            to design, develop, coordinate, deliver and monitor policies, standards, services and delivery platforms for whole-of-government and shared ICT and digital service delivery;

                                 iii.            to co-ordinate the funding of whole-of-government and shared ICT and digital service delivery platforms;

                                 iv.            to manage a whole-of-government ICT program management office which will oversee all significant ICT and digital investments;

                                   v.            to provide advice to the Minister on whole-of-government and shared  ICT and digital service delivery proposals; and

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


Dated                                     27 October 2016


(signed Peter Cosgrove)




By His Excellency’s Command


(signed Malcolm Turnbull)



Prime Minister