The audit objective is to assess the effectiveness of the design process and monitoring arrangements for the National Innovation and Science Agenda by the relevant entities.

Audit criteria

  • Was sound and timely policy advice provided to government to help inform the development of the Agenda?
  • Were appropriate planning and governance arrangements established to support the implementation of the Agenda?
  • Is the implementation of the Agenda, and are outcomes to date, being adequately monitored and reported on?

Contribute to this audit

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.

The audit you have selected is currently collecting audit evidence and is seeking input from members of the public. We particularly value information that deals with significant matters or insights into the administration of the subject of this audit. Information can be submitted either by uploading a file, or by entering your information into the comments box below

The confidentiality of your contribution is protected by law. Information you provide can only be disclosed for defined purposes (see Sections 36 and 37 of the Auditor-General Act 1997). In addition, any personal information gathered by the ANAO is also subject to the provisions of the Privacy Act 1998 (see our privacy page).

While your contribution will be considered, and handled with care, you will not automatically receive further feedback after the acknowledgement of your contribution. However, if you provide your contact details, you may be contacted regarding your contribution.

We anticipate accepting contributions to this audit until Friday, March 31, 2017.

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