The objective of the audit is to examine the implementation of the Annual Performance Statement requirement under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and the enhanced Commonwealth Performance Framework.

Audit criteria

To form a view against this objective, it is proposed to:

  • examine whether the obligations on a selection of public sector entities, to publish an Annual Performance Statement, were met;
  • review the suitability of a selection of performance measures and the reporting against these measures, for the performance statements included in the entities annual reports for 2015–16; and
  • examine entity systems and processes for preparing their performance statement; and
  • review the guidance and support provided by the Department of Finance.

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, April 7, 2017.

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