1. Preventing fraud and corruption

All departments have controls to prevent, detect and investigate fraud and corruption during the procurement process. Examples of these controls include running fraud and corruption training for new employees and having internal processes to report procurement and integrity matters to senior management.

However, departments are at different stages in making sure their controls work as they intended them to. In particular, not all departments make sure that:

What we found

This section summarises our key findings. The numbered sections detail our complete findings, including supporting evidence.

When reaching our conclusions, we consulted with the audited agencies and considered their views. The agencies’ full responses are in Appendix A.