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Australian National Audit Office

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ANAO

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Research report

01 Dec 2009

Innovation in a public sector context has been defined as the ‘creation and implementation of new processes, products, services and methods of delivery which result in significant improvements in the efficiency, effectiveness or quality of outcomes’....

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Research report

23 Mar 2009

Over the last decade, Australia has experienced workforce shortages in a number of health professions, particularly in rural and remote regions. The ongoing shortage of doctors and nurses in these areas of the country has many characteristics in common with difficult social policy issues – it is...

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Research report

05 Jun 2008

Grant-makers in the culture, media and sport sector in the UK fund awards of around ?1.8 billion a year. The cost of administering these grants, and of related activities, is in the region of ?200 million. Variations in administration costs between grant programs reflect their differing...

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Research report

30 Nov 2007

Australia's Child Support Scheme, managed by the Child Support Agency, has operated since 1988 to assess, collect and disperse child maintenance money. The objective of this audit was to examine the integrity of electronic records stored on the CSA's database—Cuba—and to report on the...

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Research report

15 Nov 2007

Since it commenced in 2003, the Regional Partnerships Programme has come under considerable scrutiny. In this audit report the ANAO concludes that the program's administration was not always seen to be transparent, accountable or equitable and that it fell short of an acceptable standard of...

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Research report

19 Oct 2007

Introduction

The 1967 referendum gave the Australian Parliament the Constitutional power to make laws for all Australian people, and to take account of Aboriginal people in determining the population of Australia. From 1967, Indigenous people were counted in the...

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Research report

16 Aug 2007

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has released a report on Australian Technical Colleges. The report identifies key findings and makes recommendations to assist DEST improve its administration of the Australian Technical Colleges and other grant programmes.

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Research report

04 Apr 2007

Australia is home to more than one million species of plants and animals,manyofwhicharefoundnowhereelseonEarth.About85percentof Australia’s flowering plants, 84 per cent of its mammals, 89 per cent of its reptiles, 93 per cent of its frogs, 45 per cent of its birds and 85 per cent of...

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Research report

08 Apr 2002

This was one of several government reviews of the ABC carried out throughout its history.

It found that while there was no evidence to indicate that the ABC did not comply with its Charter requirements, there was significant scope for the ABC to improve its strategic planning and...

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Opening remarks

The Australian National Audit Office’s (ANAO’s) coverage of environmental matters reflects the responsibilities of the Australian Government and the AuditorGeneral’s mandate for conducting performance audits. The approach adopted by the ANAO to auditing...

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