A report released today by the Auditor-General for New South Wales, Margaret Crawford, presents key findings from four years of performance audits. The report findings are presented around six areas of government activity including planning for the future, meeting community expectations for key services, investment in infrastructure, managing natural resources, ensuring good governance and digital disruption.
This report focuses on key observations and findings from 2016 audits and highlights key areas of focus for financial and performance audits in 2017.
The quality and timeliness of financial reporting continued to improve across the NSW public sector in 2016. Only one qualified audit opinion was issued and most agencies signed their financial statements on time.
We found the Government’s cluster governance arrangements were unclear and inconsistently i
In a report released today, the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford provides a snapshot of reported fraud in the NSW public sector and an analysis of NSW Government agencies’ fraud controls based on a survey of 102 agencies.
Undertaking in 2020
Actions for Service NSW's handling of personal information
This audit will assess how effectively Service NSW handles personal customer and business information to ensure its privacy.
We will address the audit objective with the following audit criteria:
Does Service NSW have processes and governance in place to identify and manage risks to the privacy of personal customer and business information?
Does Service NSW have policies, processes and systems in place that support the effective handling of personal c