|State Government of Victoria
||Gateway Review Process|
WELCOME TO THE GATEWAY UNIT
The Gateway Review Process (GRP) is based on the Gateway Program in the United Kingdom, and was first introduced to Victoria in 2003. The GRP is encapsulated within the Department of Treasury and Finance (DTF) Lifecycle Guidance Material and utilises the Investment Management Standard.
The GRP is a fundamental part of the Victorian Government's program to improve the management and delivery of Victoria’s most significant projects and policy initiatives by:
The GRP is mandatory for High Value and/or High Risk (HV/HR) projects. HV/HR projects are defined as all projects with a Total Estimated Investment (TEI) of > $100 million (regardless of funding source), and/or projects identified as high risk by application of the Gateway Project Profile Model (PPM). The Government may also nominate projects to be part of this process.
The GRP examines projects and programs at key decision points and aims to provide timely advice to the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) - the person responsible for delivery of the project or program. A Gateway report provides the SRO with an independent view on the current progress of the project or program including observations and recommendations.
One of the key principles that enables the successful delivery of the GRP is the confidentiality of the Gateway reports. Only two copies of the Gateway report are retained: one for the SRO and one for the Gateway Unit so it can create generic lessons learned. No other party has access to the report unless the SRO consents.
This confidentiality principle is fundamental to the GRP in: