Grants, frontline service procurement and other assistance data policy

Policy

Final | October 2019 | v2.0.0 | OFFICIAL - Public| Queensland Treasury

Purpose

This policy defines a set of common data attributes for the reporting and publication of grants, frontline service procurement and other assistance data.

This policy adopts the definition of grants, frontline service procurement and other assistance as defined in ‘Data field clarifications: Assistance types’ within the Queensland Government Grants Finder Program Funding Data Dictionary and Data File Standards and the Queensland Government Grants and Frontline Service Procurement (Expenditure data) Data Dictionary and Data File Standards.

Policy statement

The Queensland Government will ensure the consistency, quality, reliability and integrity of its grants management information in order to get a holistic view of grants and frontline service procurement across government.

Policy benefits

The use of a consistent approach to reporting and publishing grants, frontline service procurement and other assistance data:

Applicability

This policy applies to all Queensland Government departments (as defined by the Public Service Act 2008). Accountable officers (not already in scope of the Public Service Act 2008) and statutory bodies under the Financial and Performance Management Standard 2019 must have regard to this policy in the context of internal controls, financial information management systems and risk management. Please see the Applicability of the QGEA for further information.

Policy requirements

Policy requirement 1: All departments must collect the core data elements defined for grants, frontline service procurement and other assistance program and expenditure data

The Queensland Government Grants Finder Program Funding Data Dictionary and Data File standards (program funding data) and Queensland Government Grants and Frontline Service Procurement (formerly Queensland Government Investment Portal) Data Dictionary and Data File Standards (expenditure data) detail mandatory requirements for data fields and definitions. Departments are required to collect and report this data on request.

Advice

Departments should refer to the following documents for further information:

All documents are available on the Social Services Unit website (Queensland Government employees only).

Please contact Queensland Treasury on fp@treasury.qld.gov.au if you have any questions.

Issue and review

Version: v2.0.0

Issue date: October 2019

Next review date: 12 months from issue date

This QGEA policy is published within the QGEA and is administered by the Queensland Government Chief Information Office. It was developed by Queensland Treasury and approved by the Queensland Government Chief Information Officer.

Implementation

This policy comes into effect from the issue date.


Last Reviewed: 15 October 2019