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JCPAA public hearings for Defence Major Projects Report, Commonwealth Financial Statements, and IT procurement

Parliament of Australia 2 mins read

The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit (JCPAA) will be holding public hearings on Wednesday, 24 April 2024, for its inquiries into:

The details are as follows:

Date:             Wednesday, 24 April 2024
Time:             8.45am – 5.00pm (AEST)
Venue:           Committee Room 2R1, Parliament House and by videoconference


Inquiry into the Defence Major Projects Report 2022–23
8.45am           Department of Defence
                            Australian National Audit Office

Inquiry into the failed visa privatisation process and implementation of other public sector IT procurements and projects
10.30am         Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
                             Australian National Audit Office
                             Workforce Australia IT System (Digital Employment Services Platform) and Apprenticeships Data Management System

11.15am         Department of Finance
                             Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority
                             Australian National Audit Office
                             Parliamentary Expenses Management System (PEMS)

12.30pm         Department of Finance
                             Digital Transformation Agency
                             Review and approval processes for IT systems

Inquiry into Commonwealth Financial Statements 2022–23
3.30pm           Department of Health and Aged Care
                             Australian National Audit Office
                             Potential legislative breaches relating to various benefits and services and significant finding regarding legislative compliance and legal advice

4.00pm           Department of Social Services
                             Australian National Audit Office
                             Late disclosure of information on income apportionment

4.30pm           Australian Taxation Office
                             Australian National Audit Office
                             IT Change Management policies and practices and other unresolved findings relating to pursuing debt and re-raises

The hearings will be broadcast live and will be accessible from the Parliament House website.

Details on the inquiries – including the terms of reference and submissions received – are available on the Committee website.

Media inquiries

Mr Julian Hill MP, Chair of the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit on
(03) 9791 7770 (Electorate Office) or via Laura Hooper 0422 85 1127.

For background information

Committee Secretariat
02 6277 4615

For more information about this Committee, you can visit its website. On the site, you can make a submission to an inquiry, read other submissions, and get details for upcoming public hearings. You can also track the Committee and receive email updates by clicking on the blue ‘Track this Committee’ button in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.

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