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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.

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Red tape reduction
Overall, NSW Government initiatives and processes to prevent and reduce red tape were not effective, according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General. In 2015, the government reported that its red tape reduction initiatives, implemented between 2011 and 2015, had resulted in $896 mil ...
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Volume Three 2016 Additional Entitlements for Members of Parliament
For the year ended 30 June 2015, NSW Members of Parliament generally complied with the 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 Crawford.
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Volume Two 2016 Universities
NSW universities are generally in a sound financial position and performed well financially over the past year. Operating margins have increased, combined debt to equity has fallen and universities capacity to meet their liabilities has improved, according to a report released today by the New South ...
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Early childhood education
Enrolments in quality early childhood education programs in New South Wales are increasing but are below the national benchmark, according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford. Ninety-five per cent of children should be enrolled in at least 600 hours in the year b ...
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Supporting students with disability in NSW public schools
The Department of Education is doing a reasonable job in managing how well students with disability transition to a new school and supporting teachers to improve these students’ educational outcomes, according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford.
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