Payment Terms for Australian Government Travel Arrangements – Card Services

The guidance on this page is relevant to all non-corporate Commonwealth entities and to corporate Commonwealth entities that access the Whole-of-Australian Government Travel Arrangements (the Arrangements). It is particularly relevant to Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and their staff, and officials who are responsible for the entity’s internal controls and processes.

The key points relevant to this guidance are as follows:

  • sets out the payment terms for the travel and related payment card established for the Whole of Australian Government travel arrangements (the Arrangements)
  • applies to all non-corporate Commonwealth entities subject to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act (PGPA Act), and also applies to corporate Commonwealth entities subject to the PGPA Act that have opted in to the Arrangements
  • reflects contractual arrangements that have taken effect from 2 July 2012; and
  • replaces Finance Circular No. 2012/03 Payment Terms for Australian Government Travel Arrangements — Card Services.

For further information please refer to:

For more information, contact phase2travel@finance.gov.au.

Last updated: 26 October 2016