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Publications

The ANAO produces a wide range of publications:

  • Audit Reports, which consists of both performance audit reports and reports relating to financial statement audits.
  • Assurance Activities, which consist of reviews undertaken generally in response to requests from stakeholders including Ministers and Parliamentary Committees. These reviews include providing reports to Ministers on Government Information, and to the Parliament on the Defence Materiel Organisation's annual Major Projects Report.
  • Better Practice Guides, which aim to assist agencies and other public sector bodies to improve their performance and management practices.
  • AUDITFocus, the ANAO's newsletter, which captures the lessons from our audit work that are likely to be of general interest and application.
  • Opinions, which provides a regular update of accounting, financial reporting and auditing issues.

You will also find a list of the ANAO's speeches, Audit Work Program and corporate publications including  the ANAO Auditing Standards.

If you are interested in audit reports that are currently in progress, please go to the Audits in Progress.

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  • Home Ownership on Indigenous Land Program

    Tabled Date:
    Tuesday 21st December 2010
    Report Number:
    23
    Portfolio:
    Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
    Department:
    Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs, Indigenous Business Australia
    The objective of the audit was to assess the administrative effectiveness of FaHCSIA's and IBA's management of the HOIL program. In particular, the audit examined the administrative design of the program, its implementation and progress in achieving the expected results.


    Download ANAO Audit Report No.23 2010-11
    Audit brochure

  • Indigenous Secondary Student Accommodation Initiatives

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 20th October 2011
    Report Number:
    9
    Portfolio:
    Across Agencies
    Department:
    The audit objective was to assess the extent to which DEEWR and FaHCSIA have effectively managed the planning and consultation phases for the IBF program and the IBHP program. The audit scope included consideration of the issues likely to affect the ongoing operation and sustainability of the facilities.


    Download ANAO Audit Report No. 9 2011-12
    Audit brochure

  • Evaluation of the Home Ownership Program

    Saturday 1st July 2006

    This is a report of the Former Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) which was merged into the ANAO in December 2009.

     

    The objectives of the evaluation were to:

    • identify the differences between Indigenous home owners and those who rent or who live in communities where home ownership is not an option
    • assess the impact of home ownership on indigenous Australians
    • examine the operations and management of the program at the Regional/State Office level, and assess the impact these activities have on clients
    • assess the level of awareness of the lending scheme among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities;
    • compare the ATSIC Home Ownership Program with similar lending schemes in the private and public sectors with regard to suitability for concessionary groups of clients, and operational effectiveness and efficiency.

    Download Evaluation of the Home Ownership Program

  • Indigenous Land Corporation-operations and performance

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 29th June 2000
    Report Number:
    49
    Portfolio:
    Across Agencies
    Department:
    Across Agency

    The objective of the audit was to form an opinion on the adequacy of the Indigenous Land Corporation's (ILC's) operations and performance in: assisting Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders to acquire land; and assisting Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders to manage indigenous-held land; so as to provide economic, environmental, social or cultural benefits for Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders.


    Download 1999-00 Audit Report No. 49
    Audit brochure

  • Evaluation of the Effectiveness of ATSIC Programs in Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal Women and Torres Strait Islander Women

    Tuesday 1st August 1995

    This is a report of the Former Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) which was merged into the ANAO in December 2009.

     

    The objective of the evaluation was to identify the impact of ATSIC programs and services on Indigenous women throughout Australia. Nine sample programs were selected for analysis. These were:

    Health
    Native Title
    Substance Abuse
    Law and Justice
    Community Housing
    Community and Youth Support
    Land Acquisition
    Community Development Employment Project
    Community Employment Initiatives Scheme.

    Download Evaluation of the Effectiveness of ATSIC Programs in Meeting the Needs of Aboriginal Women and Torres Strait Islander Women

  • Implementation of the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing in the NT

    Tabled Date:
    Thursday 10th November 2011
    Report Number:
    12
    Portfolio:
    Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs
    Department:
    Cross agencies

    The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the implementation of the NPARIH in the Northern Territory from the perspective of the Australian Government.


    Download report
    Audit brochure

  • Evaluation of the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)

    Friday 1st June 2001

    This is a report of the Former Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) which was merged into the ANAO in December 2009.

     

    The focus of this evaluation is on the Community Development and Employment Projects (CDEP) program and the Business Funding Program (BFS) administered by the TSRA. This evaluation also compared the profile of Torres Strait Islanders living in the Torres Strait region with those of Torres Strait Islanders and Aboriginals living on the mainland to identify the areas of greatest need for assistance in the Torres Strait region, including that of health, housing, and law and justice.

    Download Evaluation of the Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA)

  • Evaluation of Service Delivery in Remote Indigenous Communities

    Wednesday 1st April 2009

    This is a report of the Former Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) which was merged into the ANAO in December 2009.

     

    The overall goal of the evaluation was to report on the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of Australian Government arrangements for the administration of Indigenous programs in remote communities.

    Download Evaluation of Service Delivery in Remote Indigenous Communities

  • Putting the pieces together regional plans, data and outcomes report

    Wednesday 1st October 2003

    This is a report of the Former Office of Evaluation and Audit (Indigenous Programs) which was merged into the ANAO in December 2009.

     

    The evaluation focused on ATSIC Regional Council planning, outcome measurement and advocacy with special reference to data availability and requirement. This included:

    • determining what information Regional Councils need to plan effectively
    • assessing the information available to Councils to assist in planning
    • identifying information gaps that inhibit Council planning
    • developing a conceptual framework to assist Regional Councils in the process ofpreparing regional plans.

    Download Putting the pieces together regional plans, data and outcomes report

  • The Home Ownership Programme

    Tabled Date:
    Tuesday 21st June 2005
    Report Number:
    53
    Portfolio:
    Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
    Department:
    Indigenous Business Australia
    The objective of the audit was to express an opinion on the effectiveness of HOP management having regard to: compliance with applicable Australian Government policies; compliance with internal guidelines to assist loans officers to assess applications and manage loans; and programme performance reporting.


    Download 2004-05 Audit Report No. 53
    Audit brochure