Any matters contained and associated with the following Auditor-General's Reports:
- No. 25 (2020-21) Audits of the Financial Statements of Australian Government Entities for the Period Ended 30 June 2020
- No. 40 (2020-21) Interim Report on Key Financial Controls of Major Entities
On 23 June 2021 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.
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’.