Department of Finance's Strategic Directions 2018-2022

Our vision is driving practical, cost-effective and quality outcomes across government to benefit Western Australians.

Our strategic direction: we will achieve this by

Achievement of our vision is supported by six interconnected strategies as to how we will deliver our advice and services. We make a commitment to:

  • take a strong collaborative and inclusive leadership approach in all we do
  • always have a whole of sector perspective
  • implement practical solutions based on deep insights and understanding of issues
  • place customers at the centre of service design and delivery
  • deliver innovative, affordable value-for-money outcomes 
  • promote a culture of inspired, inquisitive and capable people

How we make a difference

Going forward you can expect us to make a real difference. Our customers will see:

  • one sector thinking and central leadership on building and infrastructure projects, procurement, office accommodation, revenue collection and concessions
  • analysis of data to drive tax efficacy, better asset management and reduce government expenditure
  • capability building across government around commercial and negotiation skills, contract management, procurement planning and project management
  • transition to online by design to provide customers with greater convenience and lower cost services

Our people: our values

What will drive us to make a real difference is our values-based culture. Our values reflect our vision, who we are and how we go about our business. We want to be known for being:

  • Inspiring and influential
  • Passionate and committed
  • Honest and respectful
  • Bold and innovative

Our foundation

Since establishment in July 2011, Finance has entrenched a strong foundation based on:

  • building and harnessing excellent relationships
  • efficient and effective systems and processes
  • a strong, diverse and highly capable workforce.
Page reviewed 1 October 2019