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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.


29 Jan 2015 Vocational Education and Training Reform
Vocational Education and Training (VET) is undergoing reform across Australia. The reforms aim to see more people trained while maximising the public value for the Government’s investment. New South Wales is the latest State to implement VET reform through its Smart and Skilled initiative which comm ...
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21 Jan 2015 Security of Critical IT Infrastructure
Roads and Maritime Services and Transport for NSW have deployed many controls to protect traffic management systems but these would have been only partially effective in detecting and preventing incidents and unlikely to support a timely response. There was a potential for unauthorised access to sen ...
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18 Dec 2014 WestConnex Assurance to the Government
This audit assesses the assurance provided to the NSW Government for the initial stages of the WestConnex project. The audit examined the WestConnex project from concept development to the pre-tender phase for Stage 1A – M4 (Parramatta to Homebush Bay). It did not examine the merit of the project or ...
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17 Dec 2014 Volume Fourteen 2014 focusing on Trade and Investment
Today the Auditor-General of New South Wales, Grant Hehir, released his Volume Fourteen 2014 Report to Parliament focusing on agencies in the Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services cluster. There are 63 agencies in the DTIRIS cluster. These agencies include nine electricity and e ...
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16 Dec 2014 Learning Management and Business Reform (LMBR) program
The Learning Management and Business Reform (LMBR) program was established in 2006 to improve service delivery to schools, corporate staff and TAFE NSW. Some parts of the three major components of the LMBR program have been delivered to different areas of the Department of Education and Communities ...
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