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The objective of this audit is to examine whether selected regulatory entities effectively apply the cost recovery principles of the Australian Government’s cost recovery framework. The selected regulatory entities are the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources, the Australian Maritime Safety Authority, and the Department of Health (Therapeutic Goods Administration).
The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities has designed and implemented appropriate governance and administration arrangements for the transition and delivery of sustainable reforms to services on Norfolk Island.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the management of cyber security risks by three government business enterprises or corporate Commonwealth entities. The entities selected for audit are ASC Pty Ltd, the Australian Postal Corporation and the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) and the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have effectively administered the Farm Management Deposits (FMD) Scheme.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services’ role in implementing the National Plan to Reduce Violence Against Women and their Children 2010–2022 (the National Plan).
The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of the design and implementation of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s (PM&C’s) evaluation framework for the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS), in achieving its purpose to ensure that evaluation is high quality, ethical, inclusive and focused on improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians.
The objective of the audit is to examine the effectiveness of Defence’s quarterly performance report as a mechanism to inform senior stakeholders about risks and issues in the delivery of capability to the Australian Defence Force.
The objective of this audit is to undertake a two-stage process to examine whether selected entities have appropriate arrangements in place for implementing agreed ANAO performance audit, Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit and other parliamentary committee recommendations. The first stage would be a limited (negative) assurance engagement, and the second stage a reasonable (positive) assurance approach.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of NBN Co. Ltd.’s (nbn) service continuity operations and complaints management relating to the migration of telecommunications services to the National Broadband Network.
The objective of this audit is to examine the extent to which Commonwealth entities have implemented the Digital Continuity 2020 Policy, and how effectively the National Archives of Australia is monitoring, assisting and encouraging entities to meet the specified targets.
The objective of the audit is to assess whether the award of funding under the Regional Jobs and Investment Packages program was informed by appropriate departmental advice, and that processes complied with the grants administration framework.
The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of Defence’s administration of the Future Submarine program to date. The deliverables under the program include the design and construction of 12 diesel-electric submarines, and the development and acquisition of the submarines’ support systems for the Royal Australian Navy at a cost of over $50 billion. On 11 February 2019 the Commonwealth signed a Strategic Partnering Agreement with Naval Group which sets out the principles of cooperation for the Future Submarine program.
This is the third in a series of audits of the Future Submarine program. The first audit in this series, Auditor-General Report No. 48 of 2016–17 Future Submarine—Competitive Evaluation Process, reviewed the competitive evaluation process used to select a partner for the design of the submarine. The Future Submarine program was also considered in the context of Auditor-General Report No. 39 of 2017–18 Naval Construction Programs—Mobilisation.