The objective of the audit is to examine the effectiveness of Defence’s quarterly performance report as a mechanism to inform senior stakeholders about risks and issues in the delivery of capability to the Australian Defence Force.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  • the quarterly performance report provides senior stakeholders with accurate and timely information about emerging risks and issues; and
  • the quarterly performance report provides senior stakeholders with information they value, as an aid to monitoring risks and issues and to inform decision-making.