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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.


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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Volume Thirteen 2016 Report on Education
The Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford released a report today highlighting the impact of the growing student population on school infrastructure and the increasing cost of psychological injury workers' compensation claims in Education. The report also gives updates on an initiative designed to crea ...
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Volume Twelve 2016 Report on Industry, Skills, Electricity and Water
The Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford released a report today highlighting a decline in net profits of electricity agencies and the distributions the government received from these agencies. The report also details continuing issues in the management of Crown Land and TAFE NSW's student administrat ...
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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