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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.


Government agencies compliance with the GIPA Act
In a report released today, the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford found some NSW Government agencies were not publicly releasing all the required information on contracts with the private sector, nor were they publishing it in a timely manner.
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Preventing and managing worker injuries
Police officers and firefighters in NSW are benefiting from an improved focus on preventing and managing injuries, according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General. However, the audit found these gains may not be enough to offset risks associated with increasing common law claims, and ...
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Volume Four 2016 Report on State Finances
NSW public sector financial reporting continues to improve, according to the Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, in her Report to Parliament on NSW State Finances For the fourth consecutive year, the Total State Sector Accounts received an unqualified audit opinion following more than a decade of q ...
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Monitoring food safety practices in retail food businesses
New South Wales has a lower rate of foodborne illness than the national average. This reflects some good practices in the NSW Food Authority’s approach to monitoring food safety standards. It also is a factor of the long-standing commitment by local councils’ to ensuring retail food businesses meet ...
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Annual Report 2015-16
Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford, released the Annual Report 2015-16 for the Audit Office of New South Wales today. The report summarise the activities and performance of the Audit Office of the past financial year against the main goals and strategies in the Audit Office strategic plan. As we ...
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament

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