Our staff add value to public sector effectiveness and the independent assurance of public sector administration and accountability, applying our professional and technical leadership to have a real impact on real issues.
The Agriculture and Water Resources portfolio supports the sustainability, productivity, international competitiveness and profitability of Australia’s agricultural, fisheries and forestry industries and the sustainable, efficient and productive management and use of rivers and water resources.
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 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 Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) publishes two reports annually addressing the outcomes of the financial statement audits of Australian government entities and the Consolidated Financial Statements (CFS) of the Australian Government, to provide the Parliament of Australia with an independent examination of the financial accounting and reporting of public sector entities. This report will focus on the results of the interim audit phase, including an assessment of entities’ key internal controls, of the 2018–19 financial statements audits of a range of entities including all departments of state and a number of major Australian government entities.