Inquiry into Budget Outcomes 2003-2004

    The inquiry into the government's budget estimates is followed by a further review process in November with the Committee seeking information from departments on the outcomes of the previous financial year. This process involves a retrospective review of the annual reports of departments, the Government's Annual Financial Report, the Report of the Auditor-General on the Finances of the State of Victoria , and a review of departments corporate and business plans.

    This additional review process focuses on the operation and performance of departments over the previous financial year and complements the initial estimates review process.

    The report was tabled on 19 April 2005.

    The Government response: