201416 ACAG external assessment results

A selection of our reports is assessed by a panel of six external assessors, with three assessors selected to review each report. The panel members have backgrounds in politics, public service and journalism. These assessments provide VAGO with assurance, from an independent and impartial source, on the quality of our reports.

The assessors consider seven factors and the chart below shows the average score for each factor, and overall score, from 2014 to 2016.

Average scores 201416 

The results of the assessments of Performance Audit reports are used as a VAGO performance measure with a target of 80 per cent.

The results of the assessments are used as a VAGO performance measure with a target of 80 per cent. The scores for the last three years are below:

  • 2016—86 per cent
  • 2015—85 per cent
  • 2014—84 per cent

Assessors provided positive comments around the report summaries, the use of graphics and the accessibility of VAGO reports, whilst suggesting that VAGO could add more context to the reports.

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Last updated on 8/03/2017