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This instrument amends the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 to prescribe Services Australia as a listed entity.
Administered by: Finance
Registered 24 Jan 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR04-Feb-2020
Tabled Senate04-Feb-2020
Date of repeal 15 May 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Services Australia) Rules 2020

I, Christian Porter, Attorney‑General, make the following rules.

Dated 21 January 2020

Christian Porter

Attorney‑General
for the Minister for Finance

 

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014                                               2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Services Australia) Rules 2020.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 February 2020.

1 February 2020

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

  

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

1  At the end of Schedule 1

Add:

22  Services Australia

                   For the purposes of the finance law:

                     (a)  the following group of persons is a listed entity:

                              (i)  the person occupying, or performing the duties of, the office known as the Chief Executive Officer of Services Australia;

                             (ii)  persons engaged under the Public Service Act 1999 to assist the Chief Executive Officer; and

                     (b)  the listed entity is to be known as Services Australia; and

                     (c)  the Chief Executive Officer is the accountable authority of the listed entity; and

                     (d)  the persons referred to in paragraph (a) are officials of the listed entity; and

                     (e)  the purposes of the listed entity include the following:

                              (i)  to design, develop, deliver, coordinate and monitor government services and payments relating to social security, child support, students, families, aged care and health programs (excluding health provider compliance);

                             (ii)  to provide the Australian Government with advice on the delivery of government services and payments;

                            (iii)  to collaborate with other agencies, providers and businesses to deliver convenient, accessible and efficient services to individuals, families and communities;

                            (iv)  to undertake other relevant tasks as the responsible Minister may require from time to time.