The removal of these partnership agreements is consistent with the jury`s recommendation to review and reduce their number.  Legislation is not necessary. The government has indicated that these changes provide a “platform” for the transition to longer-term health funding agreements.  Their development would involve new agreements with the courts. The combined savings from the implementation of these two measures are expected to be $1.8 billion over four years. In value terms, a threshold of $100,000 is equivalent to about 1.25% of total community sector funding in the ACT. This small percentage of total sector funding, managed through the exchange of declarations of intent, does not appear to pose a significant risk to the ACT, while administration is significantly reduced, both for the government and the sector, to a much higher proportion of the number of funding agreements. From 2014 to 2015, the Commonwealth will also end funding guarantees agreed under the NHRA. As part of the funding guarantee, the Commonwealth promised that no state would be less financially favourable if it were transferred to the NRHA`s active base between 2014 and 2015. The Commonwealth guaranteed that its contribution would be at least $16.4 billion higher than the amount that states and territories would have received under the replaced funding model.  The suspension of the financing guarantee means that payments of up to US$574 million, which were due to start in July 2014, will not be prosecuted.  From a contractual point of view, this is not difficult, because the unit with which public sector organizations enter into a contract is the territory and not the individual branches. Similarly, the use of calendars allows you to select multiple workflows using a single instrument and is a common instrument.
Achieving coherent and comprehensive government agreements depends more on solving administrative problems. This probably includes the resolution of jurisdictional issues relating to the instrument and the question of who can add or modify schedules, as well as practical issues that ensure access to the documents of officials in several branches who need access. Recommendation 23 Extending the maximum term of a service funding contract from no more than three to five years, and consider adding the two-year extension provision in agreement with the parties, subject to satisfactory performance or other factors.