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The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Defence's preparations for the introduction of the Joint Strike Fighter into Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) service and its sustainment.
The objective of this audit is to examine if the Departments of Social Services (DSS) and Human Services drive improvements in the Disability Support Pension (DSP) program using data and information from multiple sources, including agreed ANAO and parliamentary committee recommendations.
The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Royal Australian Mint’s (the Mint’s) strategies for addressing the impacts of declining demand for Australian circulating coins are appropriate and effective.
The objective of the audit is to continue to examine the progress of the implementation of the annual performance statements requirements under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) by selected entities.
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 Human Services has an effective high-level enforcement and compliance strategy for administered payments made under the Centrelink and Medicare programs.
An audit of the design of the partnership with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation is included in the ANAO’s annual audit work program. The ANAO expects to conduct an audit of the design of the partnership later in 2018–19, as the grant agreement includes key program design milestones for the foundation to meet in the period between 31 August and 24 December 2018.
There has been Parliamentary and public interest in the processes that led to the decision to offer a $443.3 million grant to the foundation. This interest was reflected in requests to the Auditor-General from the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee and the Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Energy that priority be given to a performance audit of the partnership. Accordingly, the objective of this audit is to assess whether the award of a $443.3 million grant to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation was informed by appropriate departmental advice and sound processes that complied with the grants administration framework.
The objective of this audit is to examine the administration of the support arrangements that are designed to ensure that the Cape class patrol boats are achieving contracted availability and performance requirements.
The objective of this audit is to assess the extent to which the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (Agriculture) has addressed the recommendations from ANAO Audit Report No. 46 of 2011–12, Administration of the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy (NAQS).
The objective of this audit is to examine the extent to which the Department of Human Services’ (Human Services) has implemented the recommendations made by the ANAO in ANAO Report No.37 of 2014–15 Management of Smart Centres’ Centrelink telephone services; as well as Human Services’ performance against call wait time and call blocking metrics.
The objective of this audit is to examine the efficiency of the processing of applications for citizenship by conferral by the Department of Home Affairs and the former Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of risk management, data monitoring and public reporting arrangements associated with the Australian Government’s funding of public hospital services under the 2011 National Health Reform Agreement (NHRA).