The objective of the audit is to assess the effectiveness to date of the Department of Defence's (Defence) planning for the mobilisation of its continuous shipbuilding programs in Australia.

Audit criteria

The high-level audit criteria are:

  • Defence has developed an integrated approach to the mobilisation of its shipbuilding programs.
  • Defence has developed fit-for-purpose plans for each of its shipbuilding programs, which address key requirements, schedules and enablers. 
  • Defence has commenced mobilisation activities in accordance with relevant plans and government decisions.