Volume Eight 2010 focus on Law and Order and Emergency Services


The report includes comments on his financial audits of NSW Government emergency services and law and order agencies for 2009-10. The audits of these agencies’ financial reports for the year ended 30 June 2010 each resulted in an unqualified Independent Auditor’s Report. Significant backlog in victims’ compensation claims The Department of Justice and Attorney General paid $63 million in compensation to victims of crimes but only received $4.2 million from offenders in 2009-10. Over $222 million worth of victims’ compensation claims are to be processed by the Department. The number of outstanding claims increased thirty-five per cent from 13,384 to 18,118 in 2009-10.