16.02.2018 - The ACA published the report on "Welfare Funds of the Federal Ministry of the Interior" (volume Federation 2018/11). The audit aimed at evaluating the need for the support services offered, the efficiency of the fund administration and the effectiveness of the welfare funds of the Federal Ministry of the Interior in general.
Furthermore the ACA published the report "Development of Selected Federal Reserach Programmes" (volume Federation 2018/12). The audit concerned in particular the establishment and development of selected federal research programmes, as well as the first call for funding proposals. The audit was carried out at the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). Until 7 January 2018, the tasks of the FFG fell within the sphere of responsibility of the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy. With the amendment of the Federal Ministries Act (BMG-Novelle 2017), those tasks were assigned to the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs.