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  • Administration of the Automotive Competitiveness and Investment Scheme

    Tabled Date:
    Tuesday 22nd January 2008
    Report Number:
    19
    Portfolio:
    Innovation, Industry, Science & Research
    Department:
    Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Australian Customs Service

    The current audit has focussed on Stage 2 of the Scheme. Its objective was to assess whether ACIS is being administered effectively by DIISR and, as relevant, by Customs. In particular, the audit examined the department's arrangements for:

    • assessing the eligibility of participants to receive duty credits;
    • calculating duty credits accurately and adhering to the funding limits for the Scheme;
    • checking the integrity of participants' claims, which are self-assessed;
    • accounting for the duty credits transferred to and used at Customs; and
    • measuring and reporting on the performance of ACIS.

    The audit also followed up on whether the ANAO's previous recommendations have been addressed.


    Download Audit Report No. 19
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  • Audits of the Financial Statements of Australian Government Entities for the Period Ended 30 June 2007

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 20th December 2007
    Report Number:
    18
    Portfolio:
    Across Agencies
    Department:

    This report complements the interim phase report, Audit Report No.51 2006–07 Interim Phase of the Audit of Financial Statements of General Government Sector Entities for the Year Ending 30 June 2007, and provides a summary of the final audit results of the audits of the financial statements of all Australian Government entities, including the Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government.


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  • Management of the IT Refresh Programme

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 19th December 2007
    Report Number:
    17
    Portfolio:
    Human Services
    Department:
    Centrelink

    The overall objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of Refresh and, in particular:

    • the extent to which Centrelink has used the funds invested by the Government to develop its IT capability and realise the anticipated service delivery, financial and other benefits; and
    • how Centrelink's programme management approach and Refresh's oversight arrangements have contributed to the achievement of the outcomes of the programme.


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  • Data Integrity in the Child Support Agency

    Tabled Date:
    Friday 30th November 2007
    Report Number:
    16
    Portfolio:
    Human Services
    Department:
    Department of Human Services Child Support Agency

    The objective of the audit was to examine the integrity of electronic records stored on the CSA's database—Cuba—and to report on the effectiveness of CSA's management of the data.


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  • Administration of Australian Business Number Registrations Follow-up Audit

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 29th November 2007
    Report Number:
    15
    Portfolio:
    Treasury
    Department:
    Australian Taxation Office

    The objective of this follow-up audit is to assess the Tax Office's progress in implementing the recommendations of Audit Report No.59 2002–03, Administration of Australian Business Number Registrations, having regard to any changed circumstances, or new administrative issues, affecting the implementation of those recommendations.

     


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  • Performance Audit of the Regional Partnerships Programme

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 15th November 2007
    Report Number:
    14
    Portfolio:
    Transport and Regional Services
    Department:
    Department of Transport and Regional Services

    The audit objective was to assess whether the Regional Partnerships Programme has been effectively managed by DOTARS, including the processes by which:

    • applications are sought, received and assessed;
    • Funding Agreements with grant recipients are developed and managed; and
    • the achievement of project and programme outcomes is monitored and assessed.


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  • The Australian Taxation Office's Approach to Managing Self Managed Superannuation Fund Compliance Risks

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 1st November 2007
    Report Number:
    13
    Portfolio:
    Treasury
    Department:
    Australian Taxation Office

    This second audit report relating to SMSFs examines the effectiveness of the Tax Office's approach to managing SMSF compliance risks. Specifically the ANAO examined the processes the Tax Office uses to:

    • identify the risks relevant to SMSFs not complying with their obligations under the SISA, including members accessing their superannuation early;
    • mitigate SMSF compliance risks; and
    • administer fund wind-ups.


    Download Audit Report No. 13
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  • Administration of High Risk Income Tax Refunds in the Individuals and Micro Enterprises Market Segments

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 1st November 2007
    Report Number:
    12
    Portfolio:
    Treasury
    Department:
    Australian Taxation Office

    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Tax Office's compliance approach for high risk income tax refunds in the individuals and micro enterprises market segments. The audit examined three key areas:  

    • management and organisational arrangements relating to high risk income tax refund processes;

    • processes and procedures for identifying high risk income tax refunds, and the processes and tools used to evaluate and verify taxpayers' entitlements to income tax refunds; and

    • information technology systems, processes and controls supporting the processing of income tax returns and refunds.


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  • Management of the FFG Capability Upgrade

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 31st October 2007
    Report Number:
    11
    Portfolio:
    Defence
    Department:
    Department of Defence Defence Materiel Organisation

    The audit follows on from Audit Report No. 45 2004-2005, Management of Selected Defence Systems Program Offices, May 2005. That report is being considered by the JCPAA, as part of its current inquiry into Defence Financial Management and Equipment Acquisition at the Department of Defence and DMO.


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  • Whole of Government Indigenous Service Delivery Arrangements

    Tabled Date:
    Wednesday 17th October 2007
    Report Number:
    10
    Portfolio:
    Across Agencies
    Department:

    The audit objective was to assess how four key departments: Education, Science and Training (DEST); Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR); Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA); and Health and Ageing (DoHA) are implementing the Government's policy objective for Indigenous service delivery.


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