Australian Research Council’s administration of the National Competitive Grants Program
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The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Australian Research Council’s (ARC’s) administration of the National Competitive Grants Program (NCGP).
The ANAO proposes to examine:
- Do the NCGP guidelines align with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (CGRGs) and government objectives in relation to research and innovation?
- Do the ARC’s grant assessment processes comply with the NCGP guidelines?
- Has the ARC implemented effective monitoring, assurance, evaluation and reporting arrangements for the NCGP?
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