Vic uni performances worth reviewing

The Victorian Auditor General’s Office announces its forward plan, including a performance audit of “school management of international students” in 2023-24. They could have saved time by doing it now. It would not take long to ask them all individually.

But VAGO does not appear interested at all in the performance of the state’s public universities, which is a shame, given the absence in their annual reports of consistent information on one key performance issue – how many staff they retrenched last year. (James Guthrie and Brendan O’Connell tried to work it out in CMM, here.