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Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit

The Joint Committee of Public Account and Audit (JCPAA) holds Commonwealth agencies to account for the lawfulness, efficiency and effectiveness with which they use public monies.

The JCPAA owes its authority to the Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951 (PAAC Act).

The JCPAA is also one of the oldest committees in the Parliament, having first been established by the Committee of Public Accounts Act 1913.

More information about the JCPAA can be found here.

Committee activities

 

Committee information

 

Engaging with the Committee

General information about preparing a submission for a parliamentary committee can be found here and general information about appearing as a witness at a public hearing can be found here.

 

For Commonwealth Departments and Agencies:

 

Related links (external websites)

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The Committee Secretariat can be contacted at:

Committee Secretary
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
AUSTRALIA

Phone: (02) 6277 4615
email: jcpaa@aph.gov.au

 

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