The objective of the audit is to assess the effectiveness of Defence’s implementation of the First Principles Review.

Audit criteria

The proposed high-level audit criteria are:

  1. Defence has established sound governance arrangements for the implementation of the First Principles Review.
  2. Defence has implemented the recommendations agreed by government in the report of the First Principles Review, Creating One Defence.
  3. Defence can demonstrate that the intended outcomes of the First Principles Review are being achieved.