Commenced audits of emergency response capability and implementation of major reforms


The Commission has commenced audits of:

  • the emergency response capability of the Department of Primary Industries and Local Land Services for biosecurity emergencies and natural disasters that impact on agriculture and animal welfare
  • the implementation of the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2017 by Local Land Services, focusing on whether its advice is accurate, consistent and timely.

The Minister for Primary Industries requested the Commission to conduct these audits in response to the Commission’s 2017-2018 proposed risk-based audit plan for Local Land Services. Read More