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Finance assists the Australian Government to achieve its fiscal and policy objectives by advising on expenditure, managing sustainable public sector resourcing, driving public sector transformation and delivering efficient cost-effective services to, and for, government.


Underpinning our work and our interactions are the Australian Public Service Values:

  • Impartial
  • Committed to service
  • Accountable
  • Respectful
  • Ethical

Finance has established a set of leadership expectations and values considered essential to all roles in Finance. Delivering on leadership expectations is the responsibility of all staff and forms part of Finance’s integrated performance framework.

Finance’s leadership values:

  • Act with integrity
  • Be part of the solution
  • Collaborate, innovate
  • Develop self, develop others