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Chapter 2 Audit Report No.41 2011–12 National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy

[1]       Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 34.

[2]       ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 35.

[3]       Council of Australian Governments (COAG), National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, p. 3.

[4]       COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, p. 3.

[5]       ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 35–36.

[6]       Hereafter, the use of the word ‘states’ is to be taken to refer to both states and territories.

[7]       COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, p. 12.

[8]       COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, pp. 8, 12.

[9]       COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, p. 7.

[10]     COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, pp. 6–7.

[11]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 37.

[12]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 38–39.

[13]     The Hon Peter Garrett MP, Minister for School Education, ‘Literacy and Numeracy Schemes receive $243 million boost’, Media Release, 5 May 2012.

[14]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 18–19.

[15]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 18.

[16]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 20.

[17]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 20.

[18]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 20–21.

[19]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 21.

[20]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 21.

[21]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 21.

[22]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 23.

[23]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 23. A full list of the ANAO’s lessons for future National Partnerships can be found at Appendix 2 of the report (p. 111).

[24]     Mr Martin Hehir, Deputy Secretary, Schools and Youth Cluster, DEEWR, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 1; refer to ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 44–45.

[25]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 1.

[26]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 1; refer to ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 20, 21.

[27]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 1.

[28]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 2.

[29]     Mr Ian McPhee, Auditor-General, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[30]     COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, p. 8.

[31]     See DEEWR, Submission 5, pp. 3–5 for a full list of local measures used by states to measure performance.

[32]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 56.

[33]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 56.

[34]     Mr McPhee, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[35]     Mr Stuart Turnbull, Executive Director, Performance Audit Services Group, ANAO, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[36]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 40.

[37]     CRC, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy: Performance Report for 2010, p. xix.

[38]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 5.

[39]     Ms Wenda Donaldson, Branch Manager, School Evidence and Reform Branch, DEEWR, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, pp. 5–6.

[40]     Mr Turnbull, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6. See also ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 79.

[41]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 51–52.

[42]     Mr McPhee, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[43]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 3.  Funds that were withheld from states in the 2011 round of payments had been ‘rolled over’ to be made available again in 2012, in acknowledgement of the short amount of time some states had to influence outcomes (p. 9).

[44]     Mr McPhee, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[45]     DEEWR, Submission 5, p. 1.

[46]     DEEWR, Submission 5, p. 2.

[47]     The Hon Peter Garrett MP, Minister for School Education, ‘States and Territories to benefit from $147 million for literacy and numeracy programs’, Media Release, 30 May 2012.

[48]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 86.

[49]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 87.

[50]     Mr Turnbull, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 4.

[51]     Ms Donaldson, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 4.

[52]     Ms Donaldson, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 7.  

[53]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, pp. 7–8.

[54]     COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, paragraphs 59 and 44e.

[55]     COAG, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy, paragraph 68.

[56]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 62–63.

[57]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 67.

[58]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 67.

[59]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 68.

[60]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 9.

[61]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 3.

[62]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 1.

[63]     CRC, National Partnership Agreement on Literacy and Numeracy: Performance report for 2011, p. ii.

[64]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, pp. 94–95.

[65]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 5.

[66]     Ms Donaldson, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 6.

[67]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 5; DEEWR, Submission 2, p. [1].

[68]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 2.

[69]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 2.

[70]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 100.

[71]     ANAO Audit Report No.41 2011–12, p. 90.

[72]     Mr Turnbull, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 11.

[73]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 11.

[74]     Ms Donaldson, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 7.

[75]     Mr Hehir, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 4.

[76]     Ms Donaldson, Committee Hansard, 12 September 2012, p. 8.

[77]     JCPAA, Report 427: National Funding Agreements, November 2011, pp. 41–42.

[78]     Federal Finance Circular No. 2011/04, Developing Implementation Plans for National Partnerships, 9 December 2011 (p. i), states that ‘Implementation Plans wherever possible should be developed in conjunction with the overarching National Partnership’.

[79]     JCPAA, Report 427: National Funding Agreements, November 2011, pp. 41–42, 65.

Chapter 3 Audit Report No.45 2011–12 Administration of the Health and Hospitals Fund

[1]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 34, 35.

[2]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 35, 51–52.

[3]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 35–37.

[4]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 38.

[5]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 14–15.

[6]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 39.

[7]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 40.

[8]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 17.

[9]       ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 17–18.

[10]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 63.

[11]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 18.

[12]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 19.

[13]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 20.

[14]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, pp. 21–22.

[15]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 22.

[16]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 26.

[17]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [1].

[18]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [1].

[19]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [2].

[20]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [2].

[21]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [2].

[22]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [3].

[23]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [3].

[24]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [3].

[25]     DoHA, Submission 8, p. [3].

[26]     See, for example, JCPAA Report 430: Review of Auditor–General’s Reports Nos. 47 (2010–11) to 9 (2011–12) and Reports Nos. 10 to 23 (2011–12), May 2012, p. 55.

[27]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 47.

[28]     ANAO Audit Report No.45 2011–12, p. 63.

Chapter 4 Audit Report No.46 2011–12 Administration of the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy

[1]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 11.

[2]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 16.

[3]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 13.

[4]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, pp. 15–16.

[5]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 16.

[6]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 56.

[7]       ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, pp. 59–61.

[8]       Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 5.

[9]       Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 6.

[10]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, pp. 69–70.

[11]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, pp. 69–70.

[12]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 70.

[13]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, pp. 2–3.

[14]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 89.

[15]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, pp. 5, 6.

[16]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 5.

[17]     Mr Korff, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 5.

[18]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, pp. 1–2.

[19]     Mr Korff, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 5.

[20]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 6.

[21]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 6.

[22]     Mr Korff, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 3.

[23]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, pp. 98–99.

[24]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 3.

[25]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 3.

[26]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 2.

[27]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 2.

[28]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 4.

[29]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 7.

[30]     Ms Mellor, Committee Hansard, Canberra, 10 October 2012, p. 7.

[31]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 46.

[32]     ANAO Audit Report No.46 2011–12, p. 91–98.

Chapter 5 Audit Report No.50 2011–12 Processing and Risk Assessing Incoming International Air Passengers

[1]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 29.

[2]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 30.

[3]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 32.

[4]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 33.

[5]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 33.

[6]       JCPAA Report 418: Review of Auditor-General's Reports Nos. 04 to 38 (2009/10), December 2010.

[7]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 15.

[8]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 16.

[9]       ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 16.

[10]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, pp. 16, 17.

[11]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 17.

[12]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 61.

[13]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 69.

[14]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, p. 63.

[15]     Customs and Border Protection, Submission 4, p. 1.

[16]     Customs and Border Protection, Submission 4, p. 1.

[17]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, pp. 69–70.

[18]     ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, pp. 70–71.

[19]     Customs and Border Protection, Submission 4, pp. 1–2.

[20]     Customs and Border Protection, Submission 4, p. 2.

[21]     Global Entry is a United States Customs and Border Protection program that allows expedited clearance for pre-approved, low-risk ‘Global Travellers’ upon arrival in the United States. According to the Global Entry website, the SmartGate pilot was to commence on 1 November 2012. See <http://www.globalentry.gov/> viewed 27 November 2012.

[22]     Customs and Border Protection, Submission 4, p. 2.

[23]     See ANAO Audit Report No.50 2011–12, pp. 70, 71.

Chapter 6 Audit Report No.1 2012–13 Administration of the Renewable Energy Demonstration Program

[1]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 43.

[2]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 43.

[3]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 43.

[4]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 42.

[5]       The Hon Martin Ferguson MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, ‘Budget Boosts Clean Coal and Renewable Energy’, Media Release, 13 May 2008.

[6]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 42.

[7]       Prime Minister of Australia, ‘Government to Bring Forward Investment in Green Energy’, Media Release, 14 December 2008.

[8]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 44.

[9]       ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 45.

[10]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 44–45.

[11]     The majority of staff, resources and expenses related to functions that were transferred from the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources. See RET Annual Report 2007–08, pp.37, 148–149.

[12]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 19.

[13]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 47.

[14]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 47–48; Department of Finance and Deregulation, Commonwealth Grant Guidelines, Canberra, July 2009, pp. 14, 25.

[15]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 20.

[16]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 22–23.

[17]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 22.

[18]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 21.

[19]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 22–23.

[20]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 23.

[21]     RET, Submission 7, p. 6.

[22]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 105.

[23]     RET, Submission 7, p. 2.

[24]     RET, Submission 7, pp. 3–4.

[25]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 70–71.

[26]     RET, Submission 7, p. 4.

[27]     RET, Submission 7, p. 4.

[28]     RET, Submission 7, p. 4.

[29]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 90.

[30]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 91.

[31]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 129.

[32]     RET, Submission 7, p. 6.

[33]     RET, Submission 7, p. 5.

[34]     RET, Submission 7, p. 5.

[35]     RET, Submission 7, p. 5.

[36]     RET, Submission 7, pp. 5–6.

[37]     RET, Submission 7, p. 6.

[38]     RET, Submission 7, p. 5.

[39]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 31.

[40]     RET, Submission 7, p. 6.

[41]     RET, Submission 9, p. 1.

[42]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, pp. 113–114.

[43]     Geodynamics, ‘Innamincka Deeps Joint Venture: Habanero 4 drilling progress’, ASX Announcement, 10 August 2012.

[44]     ANAO Audit Report No.1 2012–13, p. 119.

[45]     RET, Submission 7, p. 2; Petratherm Limited, ‘Paralana Geothermal Energy Joint Venture Project Update’, ASX Release, 16 December 2011.

[46]     See Prime Minister of Australia, ‘Government to Bring Forward Investment in Green Energy’, Media Release, 14 December 2008; Prime Minister of Australia, ‘Joint Press Conference with the Queensland Premier at Windorah Solar Farm Queensland’, Transcript, 14 December 2008.

[47]     The Hon Martin Ferguson MP, Minister for Resources and Energy, ‘Budget Boosts Clean Coal and Renewable Energy’, Media Release, 13 May 2008.

[48]     Australian Public Service Commission, Implementing Machinery of Government Changes: A Good Practice Guide, Second edition, August 2010, p. 6.

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