Investment specifications

Investment specifications describe the intent of investment, the service users and associated issues, service delivery types, and requirements for services to be delivered with departmental investment.

The investment specifications are used in conjunction with the streamlined service agreements and provide detail on specific requirements to be included in the agreements.

  1. Individuals (PDF, 1.7 MB) Individuals (DOCX, 209 KB)
  2. Older people (PDF, 1.4 MB) Older people (DOCX, 132 KB)
  3. Community (PDF, 1.2 MB) Community (DOCX, 162 KB)
  4. Service System Support and Development (PDF, 1.3 MB) Service System Support and Development (DOCX, 126 KB)

Archived versions

Previous versions of the Investment Specifications.

Providing feedback

The investment specifications will be regularly reviewed and updated. Feedback can be provided at any time to the department which will be collected in a register and used for consideration in the next cycle of review.

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The Outputs and performance measures catalogue (XLSX, 67 KB) Outputs and performance measures catalogue (CSV, 81 KB) (Version 2, 1 April 2018) includes outputs, counting rules and examples for reporting on outputs. It also includes outcome measures, throughputs, demographic data and other measures. Counting rules and examples for these measures are also in the catalogue.