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  • Recruitment and Retention of Specialist Skills for Navy

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 18th December 2014
    Report Number:
    17
    Portfolio:
    Defence
    Department:
    Department of Defence
    Contact:
    Stuart Turnbull, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7346

    The audit objective was to examine the effectiveness of Navy’s strategy for recruiting and retaining personnel with specialist skills. In particular, the ANAO assessed whether:

    • this strategy supported Navy in maintaining and building military capability and carrying out its mission; and
    • the plans and activities underpinning this strategy were effectively administered and implemented.


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  • Audits of the Financial Statements of Australian Government Entities for the Period Ended 30 June 2014

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 18th December 2014
    Report Number:
    16
    Portfolio:
    Across Agencies
    Department:
    Across Entities
    Contact:
    Michael Watson, Group Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7356

    This report complements the interim phase report published in June 2014 (Audit Report No.44 2013–14), and provides a summary of the final audit results of the audits of the financial statements of 251 Australian Government entities, including the Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government.


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  • Administration of the Export Market Development Grants Scheme

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 17th December 2014
    Report Number:
    15
    Portfolio:
    Foreign Affairs and Trade
    Department:
    Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
    Contact:
    Dr Tom Clarke, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7436
    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Trade Commission’s administration of the Export Market Development Grants scheme, in providing incentives to small and medium Australian enterprises for the development of export markets.


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  • 2013–14 Major Projects Report

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 17th December 2014
    Report Number:
    14
    Portfolio:
    Defence
    Department:
    Defence Materiel Organisation
    Contact:
    Michael White, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7393
    The report objective is to provide the Auditor‐General’s independent assurance over the status of 30 selected Major Projects, as reflected in the Statement by the Chief Executive Officer Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), and the Project Data Summary Sheets (PDSSs) prepared by the DMO, in accordance with the Guidelines endorsed by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA).


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  • Management of the Cape Class Patrol Boat Program

    Tabled Date:
    Tuesday 16th December 2014
    Report Number:
    13
    Portfolio:
    Immigration and Border Protection
    Department:
    Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
    Contact:
    Mark Simpson, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7517
    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service's management of the Cape Class patrol boat program.


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  • Diagnostic Imaging Reforms

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 11th December 2014
    Report Number:
    12
    Portfolio:
    Health
    Department:
    Department of Health
    Contact:
    Fiona Knight, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7511
    The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of Health’s implementation of the Diagnostic Imaging Review Reform Package, some three years into the five year reform period.


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  • The Award of Grants under the Clean Technology Program

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 10th December 2014
    Report Number:
    11
    Portfolio:
    Industry
    Department:
    Department of Industry
    Contact:
    Brian Boyd, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7672
    The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness and equity of the award of funding under the Clean Technology Program in the context of the program objectives and the Commonwealth’s grants administration framework.


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  • Administration of the Biodiversity Fund Program

    Tabled Date:
    Tuesday 9th December 2014
    Report Number:
    10
    Portfolio:
    Environment
    Department:
    Department of the Environment
    Contact:
    Mark Simpson, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7517
    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of the Environment’s administration of the Biodiversity Fund program.


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  • The Design and Conduct of the Third and Fourth Funding Rounds of the Regional Development Australia Fund

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 27th November 2014
    Report Number:
    9
    Portfolio:
    Infrastructure and Regional Development
    Department:
    Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
    Contact:
    Brian Boyd, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7672

    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design and conduct of the third and fourth funding rounds of the Regional Development Australia Fund.


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  • Implementation of Audit Recommendations

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 26th November 2014
    Report Number:
    8
    Portfolio:
    Health
    Department:
    Department of Health
    Contact:
    Fiona Knight, Executive Director – Phone (02) 6203 7511
    The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Health’s monitoring and implementation of both ANAO performance audit and internal audit recommendations.


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