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This audit would examine the governance arrangements for the Special Broadcasting Service Corporation (SBS).
As Australia’s multicultural and multilingual national public broadcaster, SBS is responsible for contributing to a more cohesive, equitable and harmonious Australia through its television, radio and digital media services.
SBS is accountable to the Parliament through annual reports, corporate plans, financial and performance audits, and appearances before parliamentary committees. The SBS Board of Directors is responsible for deciding the objectives, strategies and policies to be followed by SBS in performing its functions in a proper, efficient and economical manner. The board is guided by the SBS Charter, editorial policies and codes of practice.
The objective of this audit was to examine whether the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post) is meetings its Community Service and International obligations efficiently and the effectiveness of Commonwealth shareholders in monitoring value for money.
The audit objective was to determine whether selected grant programs are being administered efficiently by the Australia Council in relation to suitable comparators. The selected grant programs are collectively known as the Australia Council Grants Program.
The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of DEEWR’s and FaHCSIA’s administration of the Australian Government’s responsibilities under Element 1 of the National Partnership Agreement on Indigenous Economic Participation (including the NT Jobs Package).
The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of security awareness and training arrangements at selected Australian Government organisations, including whether they addressed selected security issues from the PSM.
assess, in a selection of FMA Act and CAC Act agencies, how well the revised Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines had been implemented; and
identify any better practice or common problem areas to assist other agencies in their future procurement activities.
The audit focused on procurement requirements that had changed as a result of the revised CPGs, rather than being a more general audit of compliance with all procurement requirements. The audit was conducted in the following entities:
Australian Federal Police;
Bureau of Meteorology;
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO);