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Review of Auditor-General's Reports 1997-98: Second Quarter


The Committee tabled its report Review of Auditor-General's Reports 1997-98: Second Quarter on
30 March 1999 in the House of Representatives and the Senate . Copies of the contents of the report (individual chapters and other sections of the report) are available in PDF format or from the Committee Secretariat.

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Finance Minute/Government Response: The Finance Minute/Government response to the Committee's report was tabled on 10 May 2000.

Contents of report: Review of Auditor-General's Reports 1997-98: Second Quarter

Covering documents (PDF Format 17KB)

Chairman's Foreword
Table of contents of the report
Membership of the Committee

Recommendations (PDF Format 7KB)  

Chapter 1: Introduction (PDF Format 9KB) 

What this report is about
Structure of the report
Chapter 2: Audit Report No. 16, 1997-98: Equity in Employment in the Australian Public Service and Merit Protection Commission, PSMPC and other agencies (PDF Format 35KB)   )

EEO targets and data collection
Data collection
Committee comments
Reporting to the Government and the Parliament
Committee comments
Diversity management
Committee comments
Chapter 3: Audit Report No. 24, 1997-98: Matters relevant to a contract with South Pacific Cruise Lines Ltd, Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs (PDF Format 48KB)   )

Improvements to DEETYA processes as a result of the cruise ship project
Advance payments
Risk management
End of financial year pressures
Outcomes and monitoring
Committee comments
Action taken by DEETYA in relation to cruise ship project staff
Outcomes for the unemployed persons involved in the cruise ship project
Committee comments
Relevance of cruise ship project shortcomings for Job Network administration
Start-up businesses
Accreditation and standard of training
Committee comments
Appendix I: Conduct of the JCPAA's Review (PDF Format 13KB) 
Appendix II: Duties of the Committee (PDF Format 10KB) 
Appendix III: List of Abbreviations (PDF Format 8KB) 
Appendix IV: Submissions (PDF Format 7KB) 
Appendix V: Exhibits (PDF Format 7KB) 
Appendix VI: Transcript of Evidence (PDF Format)  

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