Government advertising


Audit background

Under the NSW Government Advertising Act 2011, the Auditor-General is required to conduct a performance audit of at least one government advertising campaign each year.

We have selected two Transport for NSW road safety campaigns in 2022-23. The campaigns are ‘Don’t trust your tired self’ and ‘Saving lives on country roads’.

Audit objective

This audit will assess whether the selected campaigns were carried out effectively, economically, and efficiently, and in compliance with the Government Advertising Act 2011, the Regulation, other laws, and the Government Advertising Guidelines.

Estimated tabling period

Estimated late June 2024

Agencies audited

Transport for NSW and Department of Customer Service