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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.


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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Universities: 2016 Audits
The Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford released her report ‘Universities: 2016 Audits’ today. The report focuses on key observations and findings from the most recent audits of the ten NSW universities. No qualified opinions were issued on the universities’ financial statements and the quality and t ...
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Medical equipment management in NSW public hospitals
In an audit of medical equipment in NSW hospitals, the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford found that the management of PET-CT scanners could be enhanced by better performance reporting and replacement planning, and that biomedical equipment needed more timely testing and maintenance.
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Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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