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External scrutiny

In 2018–19, no judicial or administrative tribunal decisions or decisions of the Australian Information Commissioner were relevant to Geoscience Australia, and no report on the organisation’s operations was given by the Commonwealth Ombudsman.

No parliamentary committee conducted investigations into Geoscience Australia’s operations in 2018–19. Geoscience Australia appeared before:

  • the Joint Standing Committee on Trade and Investment Growth, in hearings on its inquiry into Austrade’s role in attracting investment in Australia, on 6 December 2018
  • the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit, in hearings on Cyber Resilience—Inquiry based on Auditor General’s report No. 53 (2017–18), on 21 March 2019.