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Grants for the Construction of the Adelaide Desalination Plant

Tabled Date:
Tuesday 7th May 2013
Report Number:
32
Portfolio:
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
Department:
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities; Department of Finance and Deregulation; Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Contact:
Brian Boyd, Executive Director - Phone: (02) 6203 7672
The objective of the audit was to assess the awarding of funding for the construction of the Adelaide Desalination Plant (ADP) against the requirements of the Commonwealth's grants administration framework, which includes the Government’s policy requirements for the approval of grants, with a particular focus on the assessments undertaken of each proposed grant in terms of the guidelines for the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan (NUWDP); and identify any potential improvements in grants administration practices.


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