Central government: results of the 2019/20 audits

This report summarises the New Zealand Government’s financial statements for 2019/20.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Anthony Albanese says the Coalition 'gutted' the Australian National Audit Office's budget by 20 per cent over the past seven years. Is he correct?

Federal Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese claimed the Australian National Audit Office's budget had been slashed by 20 per cent under the Coalition over the past seven years. Verdict: Mr Albanese's claim was overstated.

Implementation of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) property investment strategy

The objective of this audit was to assess whether the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) designed and is implementing its property investment strategy in a way that is delivering the intended benefits, and how any lessons learned are being reflected in a new...
Conference paper

Audit of economic security as an effective tool to prevent corruption in a construction company

An audit of economic security helps to prevent corruption, as well as an assessment of awareness in the struggle against corruption. Audit can promote the implementation of ways to protect the economy of the construction industry against corruption. The authors pay special attention to the...

Water audit guidance for commercial buildings

Energy audits have been conducted for many years, and there is a well-established cohort of service providers trained to perform them in accordance with standards developed by ASHRAE and others. These standards define the process and quality of work that should be achieved for energy...

Investing in vocational education and training

This audit examined whether the Queensland Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is achieving successful learning and employment outcomes through its public and private providers.

Farm Management Deposits Scheme

The objective of the audit was to assess whether the Australian Taxation Office and the Department of Agriculture have effectively administered the Farm Management Deposits (FMD) Scheme.

Managing the municipal and industrial landfill levy

This audit provides an independent assessment of, and insights into, whether the landfill levy system is being managed transparently and is meeting its intended legislative objectives.

The Victorian government ICT dashboard

This audit examined whether transparency in government information and communications technology (ICT) investments has improved since the development of the Victorian government ICT dashboard.

Strategic audit plan 2018-21

The Queensland Audit Office (QAO) is required to prepare and publish by 30 June each year a three-year strategic audit plan (SAP) which shapes and drives its program of performance audits. Its 2018–21 SAP is the culmination of its ongoing efforts to understand the challenges...