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Review of Auditor-General's Reports Nos. 39 (2009/10) to 15 (2010/11)

July 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-0-642-79486-4 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79487-1 (HTML version)

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Preliminary pages (PDF 116KB)
 
Chapter 1 Introduction (PDF 58KB)

Background to the review
The Committee’s report

 
Chapter 2 Audit Report No. 02 2010-11 Conduct by Infrastructure Australia of the First National Infrastructure Audit and Development of the Infrastructure Priority List (PDF 209KB)

Introduction
Governance arrangements
Conduct of the First National Infrastructure Audit and Development of the First Infrastructure Priority List
The ANAO Audit
Overall audit conclusion
ANAO recommendations
The Committee’s review
Data collection
National strategic focus
National Broadband Network
Feedback to unsuccessful applicants
Benefit-Cost Ratio
Indigenous participation
Implementation of ANAO recommendations
Committee comment

 
Chapter 3 Audit Report No. 03 2010-11 The Establishment, Implementation and Administration of the Strategic Projects Component of the Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program (PDF 234KB)

Introduction
Conduct of the 2009 application round
Legislative framework
The ANAO Audit
Overall audit conclusion
ANAO recommendations
The Committee’s review
Assessment criteria
Transparency
Regional Development Australia Fund (RDAF) Guidelines
Value for money
Ongoing controversy with regional grants programs
Lessons learnt
Support to councils during application process
Completion dates
Local government asset maintenance programs
Risk management practices
Monitoring program objectives
Committee comment

 
Chapter 4 Audit Report No. 11 2010-11 Direct Source Procurement (PDF 262KB)

Introduction
Direct Source procurement
The ANAO Audit
Overall audit conclusion
ANAO recommendations
The Committee’s Review
Clarification of the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines
Complexity of the Commonwealth Procurement Guidelines
Achieving value for money
United States Free Trade Agreement obligations
Documentation
Consequences of non-compliance
Training and support
Agency procurement procedures
The role of Central Procurement Units
Other procurement approaches
Further ANAO audits of government procurement
Committee comment

 
Chapter 5 Audit Report No. 09 2010-11 Green Loans Program and Audit Report No. 12 2010-11 Home Insulation Program (PDF 237KB)

Introduction
Program objectives
The ANAO Audit
Overall audit conclusion
The Committee’s review
Impact on industry and community
Insulation industry
Future of demand driven, energy efficiency programs
Departmental capacity
Ministerial advice
Lessons learnt
Committee comment

 
Appendix A — Submissions and Exhibits (PDF 47KB)
 
Appendix B — Public hearing  (PDF 32KB)

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