The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the design and management of international travel restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine:

  • Have Australia’s COVID-19 international travel restrictions been informed by robust planning and policy advice?
  • Have Australia’s COVID-19 international travel restrictions been coordinated and communicated effectively?
  • Have inwards and outwards travel exemptions been managed effectively?

Entities

The entities selected for audit are:

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Home Affairs
  • Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet