The Cabinet Office provides administrative and secretariat support to the Cabinet. CO administers Ministerial leave, overseas travel and acting appointments in consultations with the Hon. Prime Minister. The Office also facilitates parliamentary pension allowances, and requests for the use of the Fiji Flag and the Coat of Arms.
The roles and responsibilities of the Cabinet Office have expanded with the establishment of Fiji’s first genuine democracy under a Parliamentary system. The Cabinet Office supports the Prime Minister and Cabinet and helps ensure the effective running of Government. The Office provides advice to the Prime Minister and Ministers, coordinates the submission and timely circulation of Cabinet papers prior to meetings, records the deliberations of Cabinet, facilitates the implementation of its decisions, and promotes the release of Government information in order to make the work of Government more transparent and understandable.