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5512.0 - Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/04/2011   
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This document was added 04/20/2011.



05/07/2011 - This issue provides additional and revised information on annual Government Finance Statistics.

Data for Public Non-financial Corporations, Non-financial Public sector, Public Financial Corporations and Total Public sector for the Commonwealth, State, Local, State and Local governments and the Multi-jurisdictional sector have become available and are published in the Main Features and tables of this release.

The 2009-10 Commonwealth General Government expenses by purpose for Social security and Welfare services released in the publication on 12 April 2011 were incorrect and have been revised. This impacted on the Expenses by Purpose for the General Government Sector.

The New South Wales State General Government Payments for goods and services and Other financing (net) for 2000-01, 2001-02, 2002-03 and 2003-04 released in the publication on 12 April 2011 were incorrect and have been revised. This has impacted on the Cash Flow Statement for General Government, Non-financial Public Sector and Total Public sector for New South Wales State, New South Wales State and Local, Total State and Total State and Local and Australia.

As a result of the revisions, changes have been made to the Main Features Expense by Purpose table and 10 data cubes affected, being Tables:

  • 130. General Government - Commonwealth
  • 231. General Government - State - New South Wales
  • 239. General Government - State - Total State
  • 939. General Government - Australia - All levels of government
  • 249. Non-financial Public Sector - Total State
  • 949. Non-financial Public Sector - Australia - All levels of government
  • 291. Total Public Sector - New South Wales
  • 299. Total Public Sector - Total State
  • 999. Total Public Sector - Australia - All levels of government
  • 531. General Government - State and Local - New South Wales


20/04/2011 - The Queensland Local Government Net acquisitions of non-financial assets for 2008-09 published in Government Finance Statistics (cat. no. 5512) on 12 April 2011 was incorrect. The published figure should have been $1,979m and the Surplus/deficit should have been $-754m. This amount has impacted on the Operating Statements and Cash Flow Statements for General Government, Non-financial Public Sector and Total Public sector for Queensland Local, State and Local and Australia.

Changes have been made to the Main Features and 7 data cubes affected, being Tables:
  • 333. General Government - Local - Queensland
  • 339. Total Local government General Government
  • 533. General Government - State and Local - Queensland
  • 593. Total Public Sector - State and Local - Queensland
  • 939. Total General Government Australia
  • 949. Total Non-financial Public Sector Australia
  • 999. Total Public Sector Australia


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