To improve transparency of public hospital funding in Australia
To support the obligations and responsibilities of the Administrator through best practice administration of public hospital funding
Accurate and timely calculation of Commonwealth funding contributions
Best practice financial administration of the National Health Funding Pool (the Pool)
Effective reporting of public hospital funding
Productive and effective partnerships with stakeholders
Operate as a compliant agency
The vision, purpose, objectives, values and behaviours described align with the NHFB Corporate Plan and Strategic Direction for 2018–19 (covering the period to 2021–22). Copies are available from: nhfb.gov.au/publications.
We are committed to observing the Australian Public Service Values and Code of Conduct, both of which represent our approach to interacting and collaborating with colleagues, stakeholders, and the community.
We are apolitical and provide the Administrator with advice that is frank, honest, timely and based on the best available evidence.
We are professional, objective, innovative and efficient, and work collaboratively to achieve the best results for our stakeholders and partners.
We are open and accountable to the Australian community under the National Health Reform Agreement (NHR Agreement) and the national health reform legislative requirements of the Commonwealth, States and Territories.
We respect all people, including their rights and heritage.
We demonstrate leadership, trust, and act with integrity in all that we do.
We are committed to sharing a common set of behaviours and working together as a united team to achieve our objectives.
We contribute as a united team and are empowered to do our best work.
We treat others as equals and collaborate openly across boundaries.
We listen actively to the views of others and share information.
Everyone has ownership of their performance by knowing, accepting and performing their role to the best of their ability. Behave our way to new thinking — ‘It starts with me’.