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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.


Palliative Care
NSW Health’s approach to planning and evaluating palliative care is not effectively coordinated. There is no overall policy framework for palliative and end-of-life care, nor is there comprehensive monitoring and reporting on services and outcomes. These are the main findings of a report released to ...
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Office of Strategic Lands
The Office of Strategic Lands effectively fulfils most aspects of its defined role, according to a report released today by the Acting Auditor General of New South Wales, Ian Goodwin.
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ICT in schools for teaching and learning
Several factors are reducing effective use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the classroom, according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford.
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Sydney region road maintenance contracts
In November 2013, Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) outsourced the maintenance of State roads in the Sydney region south and west zones using an innovative contracting approach called the Stewardship Maintenance Contract (SMC). The SMC links risk to reward, and uses a performance framework where out ...
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The processes used to assess NorthConnex adequately considered value for money for taxpayers, according to a report released today by the Auditor-General of NSW, Margaret Crawford. The report also found that the impact of tolling concessions on road users and the motorway network was consistent wit ...
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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