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Audit Office of
New South Wales

The Audit Office of New South Wales is the independent auditor of the New South Wales public sector.

The Audit Office reports directly to parliament on the New South Wales government’s financial statements and use of public money.

We help the New South Wales public sector improve its performance for the benefit of the community.


Passenger rail punctuality
Rail agencies are well-placed to manage the forecast increase in passengers until 2019, according to today's report by NSW Auditor-General Margaret Crawford, but will find it difficult to maintain punctuality after this unless network capacity increases significantly.
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2016 - An Overview
The Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford released her special report ‘2016 – An Overview’ today. The report focuses on key observations and findings from 2016 audits and highlights key areas of focus for financial and performance audits in 2017.
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Members' Additional Entitlements 2016
For the year ended 30 June 2016, the Members of NSW Parliament reviewed generally complied with requirements of the Parliamentary Remuneration Tribunal’s Determination when spending their additional entitlements, according to a report released today by the New South Wales Auditor-General, Margaret C ...
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Building the readiness of the non-government sector for the NDIS
The Department of Family and Community Services has managed the risks of the transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in New South Wales effectively by increasing the overall capacity of the non-government sector and investing in provider capability, according to a report releas ...
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Assessing major development applications: Planning Assessment Commission
A report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, found that the Planning Assessment Commission has improved its decision-making processes for major development applications in recent years. The Commission has improved how it consults the public and manages conflicts of interest ...
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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