The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the evaluation of selected Australian Government pilot programs.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine:

  • Do selected entities have governance arrangements to support effective program evaluation?
  • Was the evaluation approach for the selected pilot programs robust?
  • Was pilot program reporting and advice to government appropriate?

Pilot programs

The pilot programs selected for audit are:

Department of Health and Aged Care

  • Commercial Kava pilot program
  • Take Home Naloxone pilot program

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

  • Wellbeing and Support Program
  • Pilot of Non-Liability Rehabilitation

Department of Home Affairs

  • Skilled Refugee Labour Agreement pilot program

Work program portfolios

This in-progress Performance audit is featured in 4 annual audit work program portfolios:

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