Law

Areas of Treasury

Legal and Administrative Review Office – provides general counsel to the senior management of Queensland Treasury; provides strategic input into Queensland Treasury and whole-of-government strategies; negotiates and settles commercial agreements entered into by Queensland Treasury; provides legal advice on commercial arrangements entered into by other departments and Government-owned corporations; provides advice to Queensland Treasury on implementation of financial arrangements.

Economics and Fiscal Coordination – delivers whole-of-government economic, fiscal, revenue, financial management, accounting, policy and reporting services to the Under Treasurer, Treasurer and Cabinet Budget Review Committee; oversees the development of economic forecasts and whole of government fiscal estimates; provide strategic economic policy advice, economic impact modelling and data to inform public policy and decision making across the Queensland Government to promote economic growth and job creation; provides advice on employment and skilled migration; manages the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office and associated responsibilities.

Agency Performance –  leads the development of economic and fiscally-responsible public policy analysis and advice to Government and agencies to promote economic growth;  manages and influences complex public policy, fiscal and economic issues across the public sector; jointly leads the implementation of the Agency Performance Partnership Strategy and the development and implementation of complex public policy and strategies, in partnership with line agencies, in order to support economic growth, job creation and prosperity for Queenslanders in line with government agenda.

Agency Performance and Investment – leads complex governance and commercial issues and risks related to substantial business enterprises which facilitate private sector investment and industry development to support Queensland’s economic growth, job creation and improved prosperity; responsible for strategic positioning to provide the best economic, commercial and fiscal policy advice and advocacy to the Queensland Government; jointly leads the implementation of the Agency Performance Partnership Strategy and the development and implementation of complex public policy and strategies, in partnership with line agencies, in order to support economic growth, job creation and prosperity for Queenslanders in line with government agenda.

Commercial – provides timely financial and commercial policy advice to the Treasurer and government regarding the funding, financing, procurement and delivery of infrastructure and property development by identifying opportunities for activating private investment in infrastructure and property; procuring privately financed State infrastructure projects and State property projects, including Market-Led Proposals; providing timely financial and commercial strategy and policy advice to shareholding ministers on optimising the performance of the State’s 10 government-owned corporations, Seqwater and Queensland Rail; collaborating with stakeholders to progress energy, water and rail reforms line with government objectives; and providing timely advice on the State’s economic regulatory frameworks; promoting and facilitating competition, investment, innovation and economic growth and productivity.

Office of State Revenue (OSR) –  responsible for collecting state taxes; collecting mining and petroleum royalties; providing education and support to registered self-assessors; conducting audits and recovering unpaid taxes and royalties; administering the Great Start Grant; and providing revenue policy advice and legislative services to the Government.  Office of State Revenue is also responsible for the State Penalties Enforcement Registry.

Graduate entry roles

Legal Officer – undertakes legal research and provides advice to clients; monitors legislative changes; and provides advice regarding the impact of the legislation on Treasury.

Investigations Officer – conducts audits and investigations; identifies tax payers who are not complying with the legislation administered by the Office of State Revenue; and implements strategies to deter and address non-compliance.

Treasury Analyst – monitors the financial and non-financial performance of government agencies and identifies opportunities for improvement; provides advice on financial, economic and public policy issues; and conducts research and analyses financial and policy issues and prepare and present findings.

Commercial Analyst – assists in the provision of financial and commercial advice in the context of public infrastructure, service delivery and advisory projects. This role adds value by assisting with financial and commercial analysis and works on complex transactions as part of a diverse project team.

Last updated: 21 April 2017