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Report 420 - Annual Report 2009-2010

February 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-0-642-79413-0 (Printed version)
ISBN 978-0-642-79414-7 (HTML version)

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Preliminary pages (PDF 336KB)
Chapter 1 JCPAA functions and methods of operation (PDF 214KB)

Committee duties
Review Auditor-General’s reports and conduct policy inquiries
Advise the Auditor-General of the audit priorities of the Parliament
Approve or reject any nomination for an appointment as Auditor‑General or Independent Auditor
Review the annual budget of the ANAO
Approve the annual report requirements for Commonwealth agencies
Biannual hearings with the Commissioner of Taxation
Annual hearing on the ANAO/Defence “Major Projects Report” 
Australasian Council of Public Accounts Committees (ACPAC)
How the Committee operates
Government responses to JCPAA reports
The Committee secretariat

Chapter 2 Summary of activities for 2009-10 (PDF 359KB)

Committee reports
Report 416: Review of the Major Projects Report 2007-2008
Report 417: Review of Auditor-General’s Reports tabled between February 2009 and September 2009
Inquiries in progress at 30 June 2010
Inquiry into the Auditor-General Act 1997
Inquiry into the Auditor-General’s role in scrutinising government advertising
Review of Auditor-General’s reports
Other Committee activities for 2009-10
Statement on the draft estimates for the ANAO, budget day 2010
Biannual public hearings with the Commissioner of Taxation
2009-10 Annual Report Requirements for Commonwealth agencies
Briefing on public sector governance issues
Engagement with the Independent Auditor
Speeches and meetings with delegations

Appendix A – Committee meetings 2009-10 (PDF 57KB)
Appendix B – Committee expenses 2009-10 (PDF 126KB)

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