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.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine if the Australian Electoral Commission has:

  • established effective arrangements to administer the financial disclosure scheme; and
  • developed and implemented effective compliance monitoring arrangements.