The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the National Indigenous Australians Agency’s administration of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy’s Children and Schooling program.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  • the Children and Schooling program has been designed and implemented to support the Government’s objectives;
  • the assessment of funding applications is consistent with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines and program guidelines;
  • the management of grants is consistent with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines and program guidelines; and
  • the performance framework supports the effective administration of grants and enable ongoing assessment of progress towards outcomes.

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.

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

Please note that contributions are intermittently monitored. We aim to consider all contributions within 14 days of receipt.

We anticipate accepting contributions to this audit until Monday 27 January 2020.

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