The objective of this audit is to assess the appropriateness of the use and reporting of confidentiality provisions in a sample of Australian Government contracts.

Audit criteria

The audit criteria are:

  1. Ministers' letters have been tabled in accordance with the timing and content requirements of the Senate Order;
  2. Confidentiality provisions have been used appropriately in Australian Government contracts; and
  3. Contract information listed on AusTender was accurate.