Annual Report 1994/1995 Department of the Chief Minister
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Tabled Papers for 7th Assembly 1994 - 1997; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT
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i ANNUAL REPORT 1994-95 PROGRAMS AND PERFORMANCE Implementation of strategic review recommendations to enable the Bureau to continue to provide clients with excellence in internal audit services and to contribute to management improvement across Government. Review recommendations were implemented and a new staffing structure has been achieved with a significant increase in the use of the private sector to deliver audit program. The ongoing monitoring and updating of the Bureaus operating methodology. Methodology was evaluated as part of managements review of each audit assignment Further improvements were incorporated, following exposure to private sector methodology. The active contribution to working parties and committees aimed at improvement in efficiency and effectiveness o f government operations. Staff continued to make a significant contribution to working parties and committees across Government These include: Public Sector Accounting Group; Royal Institute of Public Administration Australia; Fraud Control Policy Working Party; and Institute of Internal Auditors. The introduction of a Fraud Control Policy. A comprehensive Fraud Control Plan was developed for use by all Agencies. The successful management of the graduate program. A second graduate completed the contract year and was promoted to a permanent position. STATISTICS Activity Productivity Goal Achievement 1994-95 Audit Hours 80% 72.2% Audit Projects 7% 10.6% Professional Development 7% 6.0% Administration 6% 11.2% Department of the Chief Minister 49