5516.0 - Information Paper: Developments in Government Finance Statistics, 1997  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/02/1997   
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Provides information on significant recent or forthcoming developments in the area of Government Finance Statistics (GFS). The developments include: the full adoption of accrual accounting in GFS; joint collection of data by the ABS and the Commonwealth Grants Commission; changes to the 'headline deficit' measure; and changes to the treatment of central borrowing authorities and public financial enterprises; revised institutional classification treatment of universities.

Note: See also 5501.0, 5512.0, 5514.0.