Auditing

Report

15 Aug 2017

The objective of the audit was to assess how effectively selected public sector entities manage risk. To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the ANAO adopted the following high-level audit criteria:

  • the selected entities’ risk management policies and frameworks meet the
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08 Aug 2017

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of measures taken to strengthen the protection of Australia’s posts and staff overseas.

To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the ANAO assessed whether:

  • a robust security framework that articulates an
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12 Jul 2017

This audit assessed whether the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) supports good governance in Indigenous corporations consistent with the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI).

To form a conclusion on the audit objective, the ANAO...

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12 Jul 2017

The audit objective was to assess whether Employment effectively designed and monitors the progress of the jobactive program. To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) adopted the following high-level criteria:

  • the jobactive program
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10 Jul 2017

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of the Environment and Energy’s arrangements for the preparation and reporting of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions estimates and projections. To form a conclusion against this objective, the ANAO adopted the...

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29 Jun 2017

Audit objective and criteria

On 13 October 2016, the legislation for the National Cancer Screening Register passed in the Senate, with an accompanying resolution requesting that the Auditor-General conduct an audit of the procurement process....

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27 Jun 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the Department of Human Services’ implementation of myGov as at November 2016. To form a conclusion against this objective, the ANAO adopted the following high level audit criteria...

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22 Jun 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of Health’s strategies for managing a communicable disease emergency.

To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the ANAO adopted the following high level criteria:...

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20 Jun 2017

The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of the governance of the Northern Land Council in fulfilling its responsibilities and obligations under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976, Native Title Act 1993 and Public Governance,...

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Working paper

01 Jun 2017

This paper presents the findings of two Randomized Controlled Trials (RCTs) that were conducted in collaboration with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). The first trial tests the effect of changes to letters (timing, social norms, colour, and provision of information about charitable...

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24 May 2017

Information and communications technology (ICT) is a critical enabler and transformative agent in the delivery of government services. It entails considerable investment.

ICT strategic planning plays a critical role in managing ICT investments and aligning ICT activities with strategic...

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Research report

10 Apr 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess whether the OneSKY tender was conducted so as to provide value with public resources and achieve required timeframes for the effective replacement of the existing air traffic management platforms. To...

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Research report

27 Mar 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The audit objective was to assess the effectiveness of Army’s workforce management. To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the ANAO adopted the following high-level criteria:

  • Army has an effective workforce planning
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Research report

22 Mar 2017

Overview

Land use planning and development are important for meeting the changing needs of the growing population.

An environmental impact assessment is a tool used to predict the environmental, social and economic effects of a proposed development at an early...

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Research report

22 Mar 2017

The audit objective was to assess whether the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) and the Attorney–General’s Department (AGD) effectively carried out key operational and advisory functions related to property and proceeds under the Proceeds of...

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Research report

13 Mar 2017

On 12 January 2017, the Privacy Commissioner issued an interim report regarding a forensic audit of the mobile telephones of certain Victorian politicians and public servants being undertaken at the request or direction of the Premier of Victoria. The audit was in response to the apparent leak...

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Research report

28 Feb 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess the Department of Human Services’ and the Department of Social Services’ management of selected fraud prevention and compliance Budget measures. To form a conclusion against the audit objective, the...

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Research report

27 Feb 2017

Audit objective and criteria

The objective of the audit was to assess the establishment and administration of the Australian Border Force’s framework to ensure the lawful exercise of powers in accordance with applicable legislation.

To form a conclusion against the...

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Research report

14 Feb 2017

Background

The WestConnex project in Sydney is one of Australia’s largest land transport infrastructure projects. As of December 2016, it was being delivered progressively through three main stages, which have a current estimated total cost of $16.8 billion. It is also...

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Research report

07 Feb 2017

Background

The objective of the audit was to assess the extent to which the Department of the Environment and Energy has implemented the recommendations from ANAO Report No. 43 2013–14 and strengthened its framework for the delivery of its regulatory activities. To form a...

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