Our People

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      • Margaret Crawford


      • Margaret Crawford commenced as the Auditor-General of New South Wales in April 2016.

        Margaret has over 20 years of experience as a senior executive across many large, complex public sector organisations - local, State and the Commonwealth governments - including the Victorian Department of Human Services, the Australian Taxation Office, the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority and Australia's largest local government, Brisbane City Council. Most recently, before joining the Audit Office, she held the position of Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Family and Community Services.

        Margaret has worked across a diverse range of sectors, including housing and homelessness, community and disability services, road transport policy and regulation, taxation administration and gaming regulation.

      Office Executive

      The Office Executive provides the leadership necessary for the Audit Office to achieve its strategic direction and goals, maintain its services and comply with relevant laws, codes and direction. The Office Executive is chaired by the Deputy Auditor-General and draws on the expertise of other staff and taskforces when required.

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    • Ian Goodwin

      Deputy Auditor-General

    • Headshot Kathrina Lo, Assistant Auditor-General, Performance Audit
    • Kathrina Lo

      Assistant Auditor-General, Performance Audit
      BEc LLB LLM Grad Dip Legal Practice

    • John Viljoen
    • John Viljoen

      Assistant Auditor-General, Financial Audit
      B.Acc FCPA

    • Scott Stanton
    • Scott Stanton

      Assistant Auditor-General, Financial Audit
      B.Comm FCPA

    • Steven Martin
    • Steven Martin

      Assistant Auditor-General, Financial Audit
      B.Bus CA

    Our organisational structure

    Business units of the Audit Office of New South Wales include Governance, Financial Audit, Performance Audit and Corporate Services. At 30 June 2015, the number of full-time equivalent staff was 249.

Our vision

Making a difference through audit excellence.

Our mission

To help parliament hold government accountable for its use of public resources.

Our values

  • Purpose – we have an impact, are accountable and work as a team.
  • People – we trust and respect others, and have a balanced approach to work.
  • Professionalism – we are recognised for our independence and integrity and the value we deliver.

Our award-winning annual report

Annual Plan 2013-14

We won a Gold Award in the 2016 Australasian Reporting Awards.