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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.

Latest Reports

Central agencies
The Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, released her report today on the results of the financial audits of NSW Government central agencies. The report focuses on key observations and findings from the most recent financial statement audits of agencies in the Treasury, Premier and Cabinet, and Finan ...
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Government Advertising: Campaigns for 2015-16 and 2016-17
The 'Stronger Councils, Stronger Communities' and the 'Dogs deserve better' government advertising campaigns complied with the Government Advertising Act and most elements of the Government Advertising Guidelines according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford. How ...
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Sharing school and community facilities
Schools and the community would benefit if school facilities were shared more often, according to a report released today by NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford.
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NSW State Finances: 2017 Audit Report
Timely and accurate financial reporting is essential for informed decision making, effective management of public funds and enhancing public accountability. This year’s clear audit opinion reflects the Government’s continued efforts to improve the quality of financial reporting across the NSW public ...
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Energy rebates for low income households
The Department of Planning and Environment provides more than $245 million in energy rebates to around 27 percent of NSW households. A report released by the Auditor-General today highlights that the department is not monitoring the rebate schemes to understand whether they are delivering the best o ...
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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