Audit Program 2017-18

The following audits have been completed or are currently in progress. Further information will be added as it becomes available.

2017-18

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

PREMIER AND CABINET

Government advertising

NSW major event assessments

TREASURY

Implementation of the Government’s Risk Management Framework

Public private partnerships contract management

FINANCE, SERVICES AND INNOVATION

Cyber security

Property Asset Utilisation Taskforce

EDUCATION

Utilisation of school facilities

Connected Communities program – effectiveness of cross-agency coordination

FAMILY AND COMMUNITY SERVICES

Effectiveness of early intervention programs

HEALTH

Follow up on activity based funding – Management demand and hospital cost/quality variation

ICT project management and benefits realisation in Health

Integrated care

Ambulance Service performance

INDUSTRY AND SKILLS

Energy rebates for low income households

Strategic Release Framework for Coal

PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT

Planning for new/revitalised suburbs

Office of Strategic Lands

POLICE AND JUSTICE

Emergency management

TRANSPORT

Delivering major projects – Pacific Highway

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Council reporting on service delivery
This audit will examine how well councils demonstrate service efficiency and effectiveness through their public reporting. The focus of this audit will be on identifying good practice principles and comparing council reporting against these principles. Such an audit will cover all councils that have published reports under the Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework. 
 
Fraud control in local government
This review will provide a snapshot of fraud in local government and an analysis of council fraud controls against the Audit Office’s Fraud Control Improvement Kit. The approach is likely to mirror our recent special review on fraud control in NSW government agencies.
 
Shared services
This audit will seek to identify key enablers and barriers to effective and efficient shared services arrangements. Such arrangements are likely to include corporate services but may also include customer services such as waste collection, road maintenance or libraries.  This audit may also examine shared service arrangements between local councils and state government agencies.
 

 

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