Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
(DPMC) Prime Minister and Cabinet
The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet's (PMandC) principal function is to provide high-quality policy advice to the Prime Minister and the Cabinet on matters that are at the forefront of public and government administration, including domestic and international affairs and, in particular, the implications of proposals for Commonwealth-State relations. The Department briefs the Prime Minister, the Cabinet Secretary, and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, and consults extensively across the Australian Public Service (APS) to ensure that the advice provided draws on the most appropriate sources.
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
Constitution and Administrative Arrangement Orders
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
Social Security and Welfare;General Public Services;Recreation and Culture
PS Act Body
Yes - Department
13 April 1912
PO Box 6500 Canberra ACT 2600
Government appointed boards