The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of the Attorney-General’s Department’s implementation of the recommendations from Auditor-General Report No.27 of 2017–18, Management of the Australian Government’s Register of Lobbyists.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  1. a strategy has been implemented to raise awareness of the Lobbying Code of Conduct among lobbyists and Government representatives;
  2. the department has assessed risk to Lobbying Code of Conduct compliance and provided advice to Government on the sufficiency of the current compliance management framework; and
  3. performance measures and an evaluation framework for the Lobbying Code of Conduct and Register of Lobbyists have been developed.