About this inquiry

Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit is conducting an inquiry into matters contained and associated with Auditor-General's Reports 5, 12 and 23 (2019-20).
Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

28 Feb 2020: Canberra, ACT
07 Feb 2020: Canberra, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

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Terms of Reference

Any matters contained and associated with the following Auditor-General's Reports:

  • No. 5 (2019-20) Australian Research Council’s Administration of the National Competitive Grants Program
  • No. 12 (2019-20) Award of Funding Under the Regional Jobs and Investment Packages
  • No. 23 (2019-20) Award of Funding under the Community Sport Infrastructure Program

On 27 November 2019 having considered recently tabled Auditor-General's Reports the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit resolved to conduct an inquiry into the above Auditor-General's Reports.

On 12 February 2020 the Committee agreed to include recently tabled Auditor-General's Report No. 23 (2019-20) Award of Funding under the Community Sport Infrastructure Program to the Inquiry.

Under section 8(1) of the legislation establishing the JCPAA, the Public Accounts and Audit Committee Act 1951, one of the duties of the Committee is to ‘examine all reports of the Auditor-General (including reports of the results of performance audits) that are tabled in each House of the Parliament’ and ‘report to both Houses of the Parliament, with any comment it thinks fit, on any items or matters in those reports, or any circumstances connected with them, that the Committee thinks should be drawn to the attention of the Parliament’.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 4615
Fax: 02 6277 2220
jcpaa@aph.gov.au

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