The matter of weaknesses in internal controls associated with the First Home
Owner Grants Scheme was raised in the Auditor General’s Report to Parliament
for 2001 – Volume 7.
It is the Committee’s desire to be informed about:
internal control weaknesses associated with the First Home Owner Grants Scheme
the audit assurance, if any, Treasury has obtained to satisfy itself that
outsourced service providers, who maintain the database, have appropriate and
effective controls in place.
The inquiry by the Committee is to focus on the findings presented in the audit
The Committee will seek and consider the views of the relevant authorities and
provide recommendations to assist Treasury in ensuring that the necessary
controls are in place and audit assurance is obtained from outsourced service