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Author Australian National Audit Office.

Title Confidentiality in government contracts : Senate order for departmental and agency contracts (calendar year 2009 compliance) / The Auditor-General
Published Canberra : Australian National Audit Office, 2010
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Description 82 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series The Auditor-General audit report,#x1036-7632 ;#vno. 7, 2010-11
Performance audit / Australian National Audit Office
Australian National Audit Office. Performance audit
Audit report (Australian National Audit Office) ; no. 7, 2010-2011
Summary The audit objective was to assess the appropriateness of the use and reporting of confidentiality provisions in Australian Government contracts. This included assessing compliance with the Order and following up on the implementation of recommendations made in previous Senate Order audits. The audit involved three components: an examination of a stratified random sample of 150 contracts listed as containing confidentiality provisions from material and small agencies across the Australian Government to determine whether confidentiality provisions were used and reported appropriately; an examination of all FMA Act agencies' calendar year 2009 contract listings and ministers' letters of advice, to assess compliance with the requirements of the Order and check reported instances of excluded contracts; and a follow-up of the implementation of previous audit recommendations relating to the administration of the Senate Order in four agencies. The selected agencies were the: Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID); Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA); Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF); and the Federal Court of Australia (Federal Court). The selected agencies were audited in one of the ANAO's previous five audits of Senate Order compliance
Notes "Audit Team : Anna Crabb, Emilia Schiavo, Clare Spring, Stuart Turnbull" -- P. 4
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Commonwealth of Australia 2010
Subject Australia. Parliament. Senate.
Public contracts -- Australia -- Auditing.
Confidential business information -- Australia.
Form Electronic book
Author Crabb, Anna
ISBN 0642811512