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Independent review released

The Australian Government established an independent panel to undertake a review on the future direction of Australia's aid program.

The review examined whether the current systems, policies and procedures for the aid program maximise effectiveness and efficiency.

The outcomes will help guide the future policy direction of Australia's aid program.


The panel members were:

  • Mr Sandy Hollway AO
  • Professor Stephen Howes
  • Ms Margaret Reid AO
  • Mr Bill Farmer AO
  • Mr John Denton

Message from the Chair

The panel was supported by a secretariat led by AusAID.

The panel consulted with key stakeholders, including non-government organisations, relevant Australian Government departments, partner governments in our region and bilateral and multilateral donors. The panel also accepted written submissions from the public.


Last reviewed: 17 October, 2013

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