Automotive Supplier Diversification Program – Supplementary Question (3)

The Hon. A.L. McLACHLAN ( 15:05 ): I have a further supplementary. Does the department have a general audit program in relation to its grants program concerning the automotive supplier diversification program?

The Hon. K.J. MAHER (Minister for Manufacturing and Innovation, Minister for Automotive Transformation, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation) ( 15:05 ): I am happy to go and check exactly—

Members interjecting:


The Hon. K.J. MAHER: —in relation to that program what is undertaken. I’m not aware of suggestions that the companies are lying about how money is being spent. If there is some suggestion that there are companies that are lying about what they’re doing, I would be very keen to hear about that.

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