The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of the planning and governance arrangements for the procurements to increase the National Medical Stockpile, as part of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 response.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine:

  • As part of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 response, was the planning and governance of the National Medical Stockpile procurement effective?
  • Was the National Medical Stockpile procurement requirement met?