Historical development of the Public Audit Act 2001
- The Finance and Expenditure Committee's report: Inquiry into Audit Office Legislation 1998.
- The Public Audit Bill and amended Commentary, as reported back to the House by the Finance and Expenditure Committee 14 March 2000.
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- Advice received from the Office of the Auditor-General and the Treasury in respect of the Public Audit Bill.
The Finance and Expenditure Committee appointed the Treasury and the Office of the Auditor-General as its advisers on the Public Audit Bill. As well as the usual analysis of public submissions, four papers were provided to the Committee. These became public when the Committee presented its report to the House on the Bill.
- Summary of the major issues requiring consideration (PDF 186kB)
- The powers of the AG to audit public services provided by non-governmental organisations (PDF 155kB)
- The application of the Bill to community trusts (especially energy trusts and trustee bank trusts) (PDF 126kB)
- The statutory independence of the Auditor-General from direction by the House of Representatives (PDF 153kB)
The original, assented copy of the Public Audit Act is available in PDF format (213kB).
Page last updated: 07 March 2007