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Planned

Actions for Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity

Finance
Local Government
Compliance
Cyber security
Information technology
Internal controls and governance

Following our audit of central policy design and implementation in 2018, this audit would examine how effectively a selection of agencies and councils are implementing IT security controls. This may include an examination of whether entities are compliant with the relevant cyber risk management frameworks.

Planned

Actions for Credit card management

Credit card management

Local Government
Compliance
Fraud
Internal controls and governance
Management and administration
Regulation

Credit cards offer a transparent, flexible and efficient way for local council officials to obtain goods or services to meet business needs. However, credit card misuse can expose a local council to risks such as waste, fraud and reputational damage. This audit may look at the effectiveness of credit card management policies and practices across a selection of councils.

Planned

Actions for Developer contributions and voluntary planning agreements

Developer contributions and voluntary planning agreements

Local Government
Compliance
Internal controls and governance
Management and administration
Regulation
Service delivery

Development contributions help cover the cost of delivering infrastructure needed to support new communities and homes. They aim to make sure that developers and businesses are paying their fair share towards the infrastructure needed to support new homes. This audit will consider the management and use of developer contributions, including voluntary planning agreements, in selected NSW local councils.

Planned

Actions for Management of procurement

Management of procurement

Local Government
Asset valuation
Financial reporting
Management and administration
Procurement
Regulation
Service delivery

Local councils in New South Wales are tasked with managing a large volume of complex, multi year service delivery and supply contracts. This audit may consider whether select councils have the requisite systems, procedures and capability to establish and manage these contracts to deliver their expected outcomes at a reasonable cost. 

Planned

Actions for CBD South East Light Rail – follow up audit

CBD South East Light Rail – follow up audit

Transport
Asset valuation
Compliance
Financial reporting
Infrastructure
Internal controls and governance
Management and administration
Procurement
Project management
Service delivery

The CBD South East Light Rail (CSELR) is a light rail project that will connect the CBD to Kingsford and Randwick. It is currently scheduled to commence operation in 2019–20. We conducted a performance audit of the CSELR in 2016 and this audit may examine whether Transport for NSW has implemented the recommendations of this work. This audit will also consider the current status and budget of the project.

Planned

Actions for Transport capacity and reliability

Transport capacity and reliability

Transport
Infrastructure
Management and administration
Service delivery
Workforce and capability

Across NSW, many people rely on public transport to access employment, education and to live their lives. This audit may look at a specific issue impacting capacity and reliability and consider whether the system is coping with demand, is prepared for future demand, and is reliable for its customers.

Planned

Actions for Westconnex

Westconnex

Transport
Compliance
Internal controls and governance
Management and administration
Project management
Service delivery

The Westconnex project is a motorway project that will link the M4 and M5 motorways with 33km of new motorway tunnels in Sydney. We conducted a performance audit of the Westconnex business case review process in 2014. This audit will consider aspects of planning and delivery of Westconnex and may take the form of a series of reports conducted over time, focusing on different aspects of the delivery of Westconnex.