The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Social Services’ (DSS’) arrangements for managing Disability Employment Services (DES) provider contracts.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  1. DSS’ arrangements for contracting with DES providers support the achievement of employment outcomes for people with disability;
  2. DSS has effective arrangements for managing DES contracts; and
  3. DSS is effectively assessing whether contract outcomes are being achieved.