Guide to this report

What this report covers

This annual report explains how the resources entrusted to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities have been used during the year. It considers the Department of Finance's Resource Management Guide No. 135: Annual reports for non-corporate Commonwealth entities, issued in May 2018; and Resource Management Guide No. 134: Annual performance statements for Commonwealth entities, issued in July 2017.

How information is presented

Key terms and acronyms are explained as they are introduced and are listed at the back of this report.

Tables throughout the report use notations as follows:

  • $m means million dollars
  • – means either zero or nil
  • n/a means not applicable

How to obtain copies

Reports are available in printed form from libraries around Australia under the Commonwealth Library Deposit and Free Issue Scheme. For a list of these libraries, visit the Department of Finance website

This report is also available at It is published in a variety of digital formats to make it more accessible, including to people in regional areas and people with disability. It is available online the day after it is tabled in Parliament.

More information

Before making decisions or acting on information in this report, you are advised to contact the department. This report was up-to-date when it was tabled, but details change over time due to legislative, policy and other developments.

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Last Updated: 4 December, 2018