This audit would assess the extent to which entities’ use of the Management Advisory Services Panel supported the achievement of value for money.

The Management Advisory Services Panel is a cooperative procurement arrangement managed by the Department of Finance. Such arrangements are intended to achieve efficiency and reduce risk, while supporting entities to achieve value for money outcomes. The panel supersedes the Business Advisory Services Panel which ceased operation on 25 October 2022. As of 20 February 2023, there were 413 suppliers on the panel, and all Australian Government agencies are authorised to access it.

Work program portfolios

This potential Performance audit is featured in 2 annual audit work program portfolios: