The objective of this audit is to examine whether the Australian Postal Corporation (Australia Post) is meetings its Community Service and International obligations efficiently and the effectiveness of Commonwealth shareholders in monitoring value for money.

Audit criteria

To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the following criteria will be adopted:

  • Has the Australian Postal Corporation implemented strategies to improve the efficiency of meeting its obligations? 
  • Is the Australian Postal Corporation meeting its obligations efficiently? 
  • Do shareholder departments effectively monitor the ongoing costs and benefits of meeting the obligations?