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Part 2: Report on performance (continued)

Program 1.1: Department of the Treasury (continued)

Corporate Strategy and Services Group

The Corporate Strategy and Services Group assists in setting and delivering the corporate strategic direction of Treasury. The group delivers quality and valued corporate advice and services for the department, its people and Ministers.

The four divisions in the group are Financial and Facilities Management, Information Management and Technology, Ministerial and Communications, and People and Organisational Strategy.

Key priorities

The key priorities in 2012-13 were:

  • Facilitating behavioural and organisational change by implementing the Strategic Review and Progressing Women agendas.
  • Implementing strategic and operational workforce planning and more considered analysis, reporting and evaluation.
  • Improving the availability and security of IT infrastructure, and its operational capabilities in the event of a disaster.
  • Increasing productivity by improving IT mobility.
  • Deploying technology that enhances internal and external collaboration.
  • Managing the implementation of the Business Innovation project as part of Treasury’s Strategic Review.
  • Undertaking business as usual operations for all statutory and other Commonwealth financial framework requirements.
  • Continuing to improve the provision of financial information to assist decision makers in a tight fiscal environment.
  • Delivering production and logistics services for Budget 2013-14 and related processes (eg MYEFO).
  • Implementing a new Treasury intranet.
  • Coordinating the production of Treasury’s Annual Report.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with Treasury Ministers’ offices.

Key outcomes

The key outcomes were:

  • Continuing work on behavioural and organisational change implemented through the Strategic Review and Progressing Women agendas.
  • The implementation of Strategic and operational workforce planning and more considered analysis, reporting and evaluation.
  • An improved availability and security of IT infrastructure to develop business continuity and operational capabilities in the event of a disaster.
  • An improvement in IT mobility with beneficial improvements to productivity.
  • The enhancement of internal and external collaboration by deploying technology.
  • Continuing the implementation of the Business Innovation project.
  • The progression of business as usual operations for all statutory and other Commonwealth financial framework requirements.
  • Assisting decision makers in a tight fiscal environment through improvement in the provision of financial information.
  • The delivery of production and logistics services for Budget 2013-14 and related processes.
  • The production of Treasury’s Annual Report.
  • The continuance of effective working relationships with Treasury Ministers’ offices.