Terms of Reference

Having considered Auditor-General Reports Nos 51-52 (2014-15) and Nos 1-10 (2015-16), on Thursday 3 December 2015, the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit resolved to review the following audit reports in detail:

•Audit Report No. 52 (2014-15) Australian Defence Force's Medium and Heavy Vehicle Fleet Replacement (Land 121 Phase 3B) 
•Audit Report No. 3 (2015-16) Regulation of Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Permits and Approvals
•Audit Report No. 9 (2015-16) Test and Evaluation of Major Defence Equipment Acquisitions

Under section 8 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

Past Public Hearings

03 Mar 2016: Canberra
11 Feb 2016: Canberra


Inquiry Status

Report tabled 5 May 2016


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