The objective of this audit is to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s (DFAT’s) management of activities to respond to the Government’s objectives for returning Australians from overseas in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine the following high-level criteria:

  • Was the department appropriately prepared to manage the return of overseas Australians, as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Has DFAT responded effectively to achieve the Government’s objectives for managing the return of overseas Australians, during the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • Is DFAT well placed to learn from its response to the Government’s objectives for returning Australians to Australia?

Contribute to this audit

We anticipate accepting contributions to this audit until Sunday 19 December 2021.

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