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Actions for Flood housing response

Flood housing response

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What this report is aboutExtreme rainfall across eastern Australia in 2021 and 2022 led to a series of major flood events in New South Wales.This audit assessed how effectively the NSW Government provided emergency accommodation and temporary housing in response to the early 2022 Northern Rivers and late 2022 Central West flood events.Responsible agencies included in this audit were the Department of Communities and Justice, NSW Reconstruction Authority,

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Actions for State Finances 2023

State Finances 2023

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What this report is aboutResults of the audit of the Consolidated State Financial Statements of the New South Wales General Government Sector (GGS) and Total State Sector (TSS) for the year ended 30 June 2023.FindingsThe audit opinion on the 2022–23 Consolidated State Financial Statements was qualified in relation to two issues and included an emphasis of matter.The first qualification matter is a continuation of the prior year limitation of scope on the

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Actions for Internal controls and governance 2023

Internal controls and governance 2023

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What this report is about This report analyses the internal controls and governance of the 25 largest agencies in the NSW public sector, excluding state owned corporations and public financial corporations, for the year ended 30 June 2023. Findings Internal control trends The proportion of control deficiencies identified as high-risk this year decreased to 4.5% (8.2% in 2022). Repeat findings of control deficiencies represent 38% of all findings (48

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Actions for Treasury 2023

Treasury 2023

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What this report is about Result of the Treasury portfolio of agencies’ financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. The results of the audit of the NSW Government’s consolidated Total State Sector Accounts (TSSA), which are prepared by NSW Treasury, will be reported separately in our report on ‘State Finances 2023’. The audit found Unqualified audit opinions were issued on all general purpose financial statement audits. Qualified aud

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Actions for Health 2023

Health 2023

Health
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What this report is about Results of the Health portfolio of agencies' financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. The audit found Unmodified audit opinions were issued for all Health portfolio agencies' financial statements.  The number of monetary misstatements increased in 2022–23, driven by key accounting issues, including the first-time recognition of paid parental leave and plant and equipment fair value adjustments. 

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Actions for Transport 2023

Transport 2023

Transport
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What this report is about Result of the Transport portfolio of agencies' financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. The audit found Unqualified audit opinions were issued for all Transport portfolio agencies. An 'emphasis of matter' paragraph was included in the Transport Asset Holding Entity of New South Wales' (TAHE) independent auditor's report, which draws attention to management's disclosure regarding proposed changes to TAHE's

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Actions for Planning and Environment 2023

Planning and Environment 2023

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What this report is about Results of the Planning and Environment portfolio financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. The audit found Unqualified audit opinions were issued for all completed Planning and Environment portfolio agencies. Seven audits are ongoing. The Catholic Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (CMCT) did not comply with its obligations under the Government Sector Finance Act 2018 (GSF Act) to prepare and submit f

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Actions for Regional NSW 2023

Regional NSW 2023

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What this report is about Results of the Regional NSW financial statements audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. What we found Unqualified audit opinions were issued on all completed audits in the Regional NSW portfolio agencies. The number of monetary misstatements identified in our audits increased from 28 in 2021–22 to 30 in 2022–23. What the key issues were Effective 1 July 2023, staff employed in the Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporatio

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Actions for Premier and Cabinet 2023

Premier and Cabinet 2023

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What this report is about Results of the Premier and Cabinet portfolio of agencies' financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. What we found Unqualified audit opinions were issued for all Premier and Cabinet portfolio agencies. What the key issues were The Administrative Arrangements Orders, effective 1 July 2023, changed the name of the Department of Premier and Cabinet to the Premier's Department and transferred parts of Departmen

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Actions for Stronger Communities 2023

Stronger Communities 2023

Community Services
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What this report is about Results of the Stronger Communities financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2023. What we found Unqualified audit opinions were issued on all completed Stronger Communities portfolio agencies. Machinery of government changes during the year returned the sports-related agencies to the Stronger Communities portfolio. Resilience NSW was abolished on 16 December 2022 with most of its functions transferred to the n