The objective of this audit is to examine whether the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development exercised appropriate due diligence in its acquisition of the ‘Leppington Triangle’ land for the future development of the Western Sydney Airport.

Audit criteria

The ANAO proposes to examine whether:

  • an appropriate acquisition strategy was developed;
  • an appropriate approach was taken to valuing the land; and
  • decision-makers were appropriately advised.