The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of Defence’s administration of contractual obligations relating to the Australian Industry Capability (AIC) Program. 

Audit criteria

To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the following high-level criteria have been adopted.

  • Has Defence established fit for purpose administrative arrangements for the AIC Program?
  • Have applicable AIC requirements been implemented in selected Defence estate and infrastructure contracting arrangements?
  • Have applicable AIC requirements been implemented in selected Defence capability acquisition and sustainment contracting arrangements?

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The ANAO does not have a role in commenting on the merits of government policy but focuses on assessing the efficient and effective implementation of government programs, including the achievement of their intended benefits.

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