Australian Government Architecture

Enterprise Resource Planning

What is Enterprise Resource Planning?

Enterprise Resource Planning is the ability for government agencies to manage agency back-office services, including financial management, human resources, procurement services and reporting and travel and expense management.


To consolidate agency enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and processes to achieve efficiencies in the delivery of common services.

Policy Elements

Enterprise Resource Planning policy (Position) Mandate:
  • Avoid investments in new or standalone ERP solutions

  • Move to onboard under the Shared Services Program


This capability is part of the following domain.

Business Reference


The following policies have requirements that impact this capability.
Mandate: Unendorsed
Status: Consulting


The following designs include examples of how digital solutions in this capability can be delivered.
The Government Enterprise Resource Planning (GovERP) provides cloud based back-office services including financial, human resources, and procurement services and reporting as a common platform for government
A program of work to replace the DVA’s financial management system with a GovERP platform and other enhancements.
PEMS (Parliamentary Expenses Management System) is a secure online portal for parliamentarians and MOP(S) Act employees to manage their office and travel expenses and perform HR and payroll tasks
Whole-of-government arrangement with SAP to make it easier for Australian Government agencies to buy SAP products and services. NOTE : Current agreement is currently under renegotiation. Please contact DTA Procurement SAP portfolio owner for guidance on supply arrangements
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