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Management of Boat People

Tabled Date:
Monday 17th February 1997
Report Number:
32
Portfolio:
Immigration and Citizenship
Department:
Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs Australian Protective Service Australian Customs Service

The objective of the audit was to assess the economy, efficiency and administrative effectiveness, including accountability, of the management of boat people by the Department and the providers of major related services to DIMA such as: the Coastwatch Service within the Australian Customs Service and the Australian Protective Service within the Attorney-General's portfolio. The audit examined key issues in the management of boat people largely from a risk management perspective. The audit conclusions are presented in terms of: the economy, efficiency and administrative effectiveness, including the accountability, of operations; and the administrative functions which support the management of boat people, such as detection, reception of boats and costs.


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