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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 this audit is to assess the effectiveness of NBN Co. Ltd.’s (nbn) service continuity operations and complaints management relating to the connection of telecommunications services to the National Broadband Network.
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.
The objective of this audit is to assess whether the strategic water purchases by the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources were conducted consistent with government policy, supported by appropriate program design, were planned and executed appropriately, and, achieved value for money.
The objective of the audit is to assess whether Defence Housing Australia (DHA) administers its functions efficiently and effectively, and in accordance with the Government Business Enterprise guidelines.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the administration of the mandatory minimum requirements for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in major government procurements in achieving policy objectives.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the administration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation targets in intergovernmental funding agreements in achieving policy objectives.
The objective of this audit is to examine the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT’s) achievement of value for money objectives in the delivery of official development assistance through facility arrangements.
The objective of this audit is to examine whether Services Australia is appropriately managing current welfare payment information communication technology (ICT) system risks while preparing to transition to the new system.
The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of the Environment and Energy’s referrals, assessments and approvals of controlled actions under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of the Australian Electoral Commission’s (AEC's) management of financial disclosures required under Part XX of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, including the extent to which the AEC is achieving accurate and complete financial disclosures.
The objective of this audit is to assess whether the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) designed and is implementing its property investment strategy in a way that is delivering the intended benefits, and how any lessons learned are being reflected in a new strategy that is being developed.