We have consulted with Victoria Police and considered its views when reaching our audit conclusions. As required by section 16(3) of the Audit Act 1994, we gave a draft copy of this report, or relevant extracts, to Victoria Police and asked for its submission and comments. We also provided a copy of the report to the Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Responsibility for the accuracy, fairness and balance of those comments rests solely with the agency head.
Victoria Police's response is included below.
RESPONSE provided by the Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police