The Department of Finance’s mission is to serve as the Governor’s chief fiscal policy advisor and to market long‑term economic sustainability and accountable resource allocation. The Standing Committee on Finance was designed by Parties to the Convention with the aim of assisting the COP, with regards to, for example, transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness in the delivery of climate finance. Rural Finance is pleased to partner with renowned Australian meteorologist, Jane Bunn to give month-to-month weather updates for Victoria. Key factors to accumulate assets include, buying a residence or vehicle, beginning a enterprise, paying for education costs, and saving for retirement. The Commission organises a series of EU Access to Finance Days for SMEs across all EU countries to raise awareness about the availability of EU funding.