The objective of the audit is to examine the effectiveness of monitoring and payment arrangements under National Partnership Agreements.

Audit criteria

  • Have monitoring and payment arrangements for National Partnership Agreements been developed in line with the requirements of the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations?
  • Has monitoring of the performance of the states and territories by portfolio departments been conducted in line with the agreements?
  • Has Treasury made payments in line with the financial requirements of the agreements and the advice of the administering portfolio department?