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The objective of this audit was to assess how effectively the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) administers the science and technology work it undertakes for the Australian Defence Organisation.
The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s design and implementation of the first funding round of the Bridges Renewal Programme.
The objective of this report is to provide the Auditor-General’s independent assurance over the status of the selected Major Projects, as reflected in the Statement by the Secretary of Defence, and the Project Data Summary Sheets (PDSSs) prepared by Defence, in accordance with the Guidelines endorsed by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit.
This edition of Opinions provides updated information since the Spring 2015 edition and lists performance audits scheduled for release in the January to March 2016 period. Opinions is published each quarter to provide our clients with information on developments in financial reporting and disclosure, together with details of recently tabled ANAO performance audits and better practice guides.
This report complements the interim phase report published in June 2015, and provides a summary of the final audit results of the audits of the Consolidated Financial Statements for the Australian Government and the financial statements of 253 Australian Government entities.
The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection’s (DIBP) management of compliance with visa conditions. To form a conclusion against this objective, the ANAO assessed whether DIBP:
effectively manages risk and intelligence related to visa holders’ non-compliance with their visa conditions;
promotes voluntary compliance through targeted campaigns and services that are appropriate and accessible to the community;
conducts onshore compliance activities that are effective and appropriately targeted; and
has effective administrative arrangements to support visa holders’ compliance with their visa conditions.