Statutory authorities

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Administration of financial disclosure requirements under the Commonwealth Electoral Act

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the Australian Electoral Commission’s management of financial disclosures required under Part XX of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918, including the extent to which the AEC is achieving accurate and complete financial disclosures.
Discussion paper

PostBank: filling a void, securing essential services

This discussion paper makes the case for the creation of a public bank in Australia by providing Australia Post with an Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) licence, and moving in time to establishing 'PostBank' as a full national savings and loan bank.
Report

Design and establishment of the Regional Investment Corporation

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of the design and establishment of the Regional Investment Corporation.
Report

Grant program management by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency

The objective of this audit was to assess the effectiveness of grant program management by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
Report

Gender balance on Australian government boards: report 2018-19

This report is prepared annually by the Australian government Office for Women, and reports on the government’s performance against its gender diversity target.
Discussion paper

Fighting for the ARENA: securing the Australian Renewable Energy Agency

The Commonwealth Government has made technology central to reducing emissions to 2030, but the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has only $200 million to allocate to new projects. With multi-party support for the Agency, this paper argues that legislation to extend its funding should be urgently...
Report

State government integrity frameworks review

This report provides an overview of integrity frameworks examined in 38 Victorian state government agencies in 2018. A key objective of the review was to help state government agencies review and strengthen their own integrity frameworks, to improve their capacity to prevent corrupt conduct.
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Investigation into State Trustees

The Victorian Ombudsman has found that State Trustees has failed some of the most vulnerable people in Victoria. The agency manages the finances of around 10,000 Victorians who are unable to look after their own affairs due to disability, illness or injury.
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Legal tools and measures for adaptation and managing climate risk in Victoria

The project examines the way in which law and governance arrangements shape climate change adaptation in Victoria. This project focuses particularly on the legal, regulatory and institutional dimensions of managing the risks posed by extreme events such as floods and heatwaves (climate risks).
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Compliance with the Asset Management Accountability Framework

This audit examined the reliability of agencies’ attestations of compliance with the Asset Management Accountability Framework (AMAF). The audit included all seven departments in place at the time of the 2018 attestation.