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Australian National Audit Office

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ANAO

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Research report

18 Sep 2014

This audit assessed the appropriateness of the use and reporting of confidentiality provisions in a sample of Australian Government contracts.

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This audit is the seventeenth in a series of audits and fulfils the Senate’s request...

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29 May 2012

This audit examined the effectiveness of the Department of Health and Ageing’s administration of New Directions, a program aimed at improving child health and education in Indigenous communities.

The audit considered whether:

  • planning processes were developed to support the
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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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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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17 Feb 2015

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Attorney‐General’s Department’s administration of the Indigenous Legal Assistance Programme.

Audit objectives and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Attorney-General’s Department’s...

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10 Feb 2015

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s delivery of services to Australians travelling or residing abroad.

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The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of...

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05 Feb 2015

This audit assessed the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service's administration of the Tariff Concession System.

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The objective of the audit was to assess the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service's administration of...

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28 Jan 2015

This audit examined the effectiveness of the administration of the Ethanol Production Grants Program (EPGP).

Objective, criteria and scope

The objective of the audit was to examine the effectiveness of Industry’s administration of the EPGP, including relevant...

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27 Nov 2014

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design and conduct of the third and fourth funding rounds of the Regional Development Australia Fund.

The scope of the audit included the processes by which proposals were sought and assessed and successful projects were...

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Research report

26 Nov 2014

The objective of the audit was to assess how effectively and efficiently the ATO managed contact centres as part of its overall service delivery strategy. To form an opinion against the audit objective, the ANAO adopted the following high-level criteria:

  • contact centres are
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06 Nov 2014

This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Australian Taxation Office’s administration of annual compliance arrangements with large corporate taxpayers.

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To form a conclusion against this objective, the ANAO adopted the following high-...

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Research report

30 Oct 2014

This audit examined selected entities’ effectiveness in implementing entity-wide fraud control arrangements, including compliance with the requirements of the 2011 Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines, and the overall administration of the fraud control framework by the Attorney-General’s...

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15 Oct 2014

This guide offers advice to public sector senior leaders on the successful implementation of policies so that unintended consequences, which deny the community the full benefits of a new policy or waste public resources, can be avoided.

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All Governments...

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02 Oct 2014

This speech discusses the critical role risk management plays in decision-making for the Australian Government public sector.

Introduction

It is a fairly natural desire on the part of any member of any organisation to want that organisation to be successful in...

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