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Defence assistance to the civil community
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The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Defence's planning and administrative arrangements to support the provision of emergency Defence Assistance to the Civil Community (DACC).
The ANAO proposes to examine the following:
- Does the Department of Defence (Defence) prepare effectively to respond to emergency DACC requests?
- Has Defence established fit-for-purpose arrangements to manage emergency DACC delivery?
- Has Defence established arrangements to assess and learn from emergency DACC activity and reviews?
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The ANAO welcomes members of the public contributing information for consideration when conducting performance audits. Performance audits involve the independent and objective assessment of the administration of an entity or body’s programs, policies, projects or activities. They also examine how well administrative support systems operate.
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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While your contribution will be considered, and handled with care, you will not automatically receive feedback about your contribution. However, if you provide your contact details, you may be contacted regarding your contribution.
Please note that contributions are intermittently monitored. We aim to consider all contributions within 14 days of receipt.
We anticipate accepting contributions to this audit until Sunday 30 April 2023.