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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






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35ANNUAL REPORT 2003 - 2004 O U TP U T G R O U P S Conducted reviews of governance controls in several Government projects, including: - probity of information technology outsourcing; - fraud mitigation in the Department of Corporate and Information Services; - corporate governance framework for the Department of Health and Community Services; and - acquittal of juvenile diversion funding. Reviewed programs of social and economic importance to the Northern Territory, including: - social and justice benefits of using video conferencing in the justice sector; - safety management for Northern Territory Major Events; - Indonesian Customs Pre-Inspection Facility; - Northern Territory Geological Survey; and - Titles Management System for mining and petroleum tenure. Contributed to effective governance in several agencies though the provision of advisory services to audit and other committees; Reviewed existing panel contract arrangements, developed revised selection criteria and procured a panel of suppliers of consultancy services for 2004-2006. In response to client demand, established a panel of knowledge management specialists to assist agencies in the management of information and intangible assets. OUTLOOK To continue to provide high quality services to Chief Executives and their agencies by: ongoing refinement of our recently developed business tools and processes; maintaining sound and proactive relationships with our clients; improving and diversifying the skills and knowledge of internal consultants; and adding to our suite of corporate business tools, including completion of a project management risk assessment tool. POLICY ADVICE AND PUBLIC SECTOR COORDINATION