Terms of Reference

On 12 July 2021, with regard to the Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951, the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit resolved to inquire into the use of alternative financing mechanisms in government expenditure. 
 
The Committee will have particular regard to the issues raised in the Parliamentary Budget Office report no. 01/2020, Alternative financing of government policies – Understanding the fiscal costs and risks of loans, equity injections and guarantees, including:

the reasons for and effects of governments funding programs through alternative approaches;
the costs associated with different policies; and
the reporting in Budget papers of programs funded through alternative approaches.
 

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Committee Secretary
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4615
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jcpaa@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit is conducting an inquiry into the use of alternative financing mechanisms in government expenditure.
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Past Public Hearings

15 Sep 2021: Canberra
19 Aug 2021: Canberra

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