The objective of this audit is to examine the effectiveness of 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 Department of Health’s procurement planning for the National Medical Stockpile effective?
  • Were the Department of Health’s and the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources’ governance arrangements and administrative processes for the COVID‐19 National Medical Stockpile procurements consistent with the proper use and management of public resources?

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We anticipate accepting contributions to this audit until Sunday 27 September 2020.

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