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Actions for Aboriginal health plan
The Aboriginal Health Plan is a result of the NSW Government's commitment to close the health gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in NSW. The strategic directions of the Plan consider key issues, such as how to build respectful, trusting and effective partnerships between NSW Health and the Aboriginal communities it serves. The Plan contains a strong focus on strengthening performance monitoring, management and accountability. The scope of o
Actions for Development applications: pre-lodgement and lodgement
In March 2017, the NSW Department of Planning and Environment released the ‘Development Assessment Best Practice Guide’ in recognition of the role the development assessment process plays in delivering new housing and the Premier’s priority for faster housing approvals. The ICAC also publishes guidance on better practice for development assessment. This audit will assess the extent to which Camden and Randwick councils’ practices and procedures for t
Actions for Management of native vegetation
The Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 were introduced as part of a package of reforms to allow land owners to: improve productivity while responding to environmental risks invest in conserving high value vegetation on private land streamline approvals and dedicated resources to help reduce the regulatory burden. Transitioning to this new approach commenced in August 2017. The scope of our audit will include
Actions for Ensuring contract management capability in government
NSW Government agencies are increasingly delivering services and projects through contracts with third parties. These contracts can be complex and governments face challenges in negotiating and implementing them effectively. A robust contract management framework helps ensure all parties meet their obligations, contractual relationships are well managed, agencies achieve value for money and deliverables meet the required standards and agreed timeframes.
Actions for Grants to non-government organisations by the Department of Family and Community Services
FACS provides grants to NGOs to deliver many of its services, including services for people with disabilities, vulnerable children and young people, homeless people, and people using social housing. FACS is increasingly transferring responsibility for delivering services to NGOs, but it retains responsibility for ensuring these services are high quality and help people achieve good outcomes. The scope of our audit will include an examination of how the