Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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    Performance
    Building the readiness of the non-government sector for the NDIS
    23 Feb 2017
    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a major reform that aims to change the way disability support is provided and received. Responsibility for overseeing the system to support people with disability in New South Wales will transfer from the NSW Government to the National Disability In ...
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    Assessing major development applications
    19 Jan 2017
    The Planning Assessment Commission (the Commission) is an independent body established in 2008 under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the EP&A Act). It makes decisions on major development applications in New South Wales. Along with the Department of Planning and Environment (the ...
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    CBD and South East Light Rail Project
    30 Nov 2016
    The Central Business District and South East Light Rail (CSELR) project is a large public transport infrastructure project. Its current estimated capital cost is $2.1 billion in 2014 dollars, excluding finance, operation and maintenance costs. The project has attracted much public interest and has e ...
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    Implementation of NSW Government’s program evaluation initiative
    3 Nov 2016
    Government services, in areas such as public order and safety, health and education, are delivered by agencies through a variety of programs. In 2016 17, the NSW Government estimated that it will spend around $73.3 billion on programs to deliver services.
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    Government Advertising 2015-16
    27 Oct 2016
    In NSW, the Government Advertising Act 2011 requires government advertising campaigns with a likely expenditure of over $50,000 to be independently peer reviewed before they can be launched. Seventy-four campaigns were peer reviewed in 2015–16.
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    Preventing and managing worker injuries
    13 Oct 2016
    Emergency services workers are often required to deal with dangerous situations and attend traumatic scenes. This puts them at greater risk of injury and illness than other public sector workers. Comprehensive training, health promotion and injury prevention programs help mitigate this risk and redu ...
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    Monitoring food safety practices in retail food businesses
    15 Sep 2016
    Under the Food Act 2003 (the Act), the NSW Food Authority (the Authority) is responsible for ensuring that food sold in New South Wales is safe and fit for human consumption. Its responsibilities cover all sectors of the food industry, including primary production, manufacturing, transport and retai ...
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    Sale and lease of Crown land
    8 Sep 2016
    Crown land is land owned by the State of New South Wales. Some Crown land is used for public purposes like sports and recreation, while other Crown land is managed and protected for its environmental or heritage value. Crown land can also be leased, licensed or sold.
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    Red tape reduction
    25 Aug 2016
    Red tape refers to unnecessary costs to the community, business and government resulting from poorly designed and implemented regulation. Indicators suggest that the extent of red tape nationally is significant and has increased over time. In 2015–16, the World Economic Forum ranked Australia 80 out ...
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    Early childhood education
    26 May 2016
    The NSW Government wants all children to have access to quality early childhood education in their year before school. Access to early childhood education has been increasing in New South Wales. In 2015, 99 per cent of children in the year before school were enrolled in an education program compared ...
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