Annual reports are an important way in which agencies are accountable and provide transparency to Parliament and the community for the way public resources have been applied during a reporting period. 

They help inform decisions and provide a valuable record of the past.

This Annual Reporting Requirements Treasury Policy and Guidelines (TPG) specifies certain annual reporting information as mandatory requirements to report, and also collates all the other annual reporting requirements from the Government Sector Finance Act 2018 (GSF Act), its associated regulations, Treasurer’s Directions, other legislation and policies.

These requirements apply for annual reports prepared under the GSF Act after 1 July 2023, including annual reports prepared for the financial year ending 30 June 2023 (or calendar year ending 31 December 2023 where applicable (e.g., universities)).