Federal government departments

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Strategy

Australian Government Crisis Management Framework

A new version of the Australian Government Crisis Management Framework (AGCMF) has been released, which comes into effect from Monday 12 October 2020. The updates ensure that arrangements which set out the Australian Government’s response to emergencies and natural disasters are up to date in...
Report

Indigenous Advancement Strategy — Children and Schooling program and Safety and Wellbeing program

The ANAO conducted separate audits of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Children and Schooling program and the Safety and Wellbeing program, the findings and conclusions of which are presented in this report. The objective of the audits was to assess the effectiveness of the Department...
Report

System redevelopment — managing risks while planning transition

The objective of this audit was to assess whether Services Australia appropriately managed risks to operating the current welfare payment system and appropriately prepared to transition to the future system.
Report

Purchase of the ‘Leppington Triangle’ land for the future development of Western Sydney Airport

The objective of this audit was to examine whether the federal Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications exercised appropriate due diligence in its acquisition of the ‘Leppington Triangle’ land for the future development of the Western Sydney Airport.
Strategy

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet corporate plan 2020-2024

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s corporate plan sets out how the department intends to deliver on their responsibilities, and addresses their operating environment, their people and capability, their risk management and oversight and their key activities and performance measures.
Report

Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into the Ruby Princess

This Special Commission of Inquiry responds to the "mishap" that was the disembarkation of passengers from the cruise ship Ruby Princess on the morning of 19 March 2020. The report finds that on the whole, New South Wales public health officials did attempt to protect...
Report

Bilateral agreement arrangements between Services Australia and other entities

The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of bilateral agreement arrangements between Services Australia and other entities.
Commentary

Remember the arts? Departments and budgets disappear as politics backs culture into a dead end

We care less about the arts when there is less to care about. The government of the day has backed Australian arts and culture into a corner and it must start telling its story better to survive.
Strategy

Delivering government priorities: corporate plan 2019–2023

This document sets out how the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet intends to deliver on their responsibilities, and addresses their operating environment, their people and capability, their risk management and oversight and their key activities and performance measures.
Report

Commonwealth Resource Management Framework and the clear read principle

The objective of the audit was to examine the effectiveness of the design and implementation of the clear read principle under the Commonwealth Resource Management Framework.