Actions for WestInvest
Audit background WestInvest is a $5 billion funding program that was announced in September 2021. It provided funding for infrastructure projects that would 'improve the liveability of communities and support economic recovery' in the Western Sydney area. $2 billion in funding was allocated via a community projects stream and $3 billion was allocated to projects delivered by NSW government agencies. Audit objective The objective of the audit is to ass
Actions for State Finances 2023
This report will focus on the 2022–23 consolidated financial statements of the NSW general government and total state sectors. It will comment on the key matters that have been the focus of our audit and highlight significant factors that have contributed to the State’s financial results.
Actions for Treasury 2023
This report will analyse the results of the 2022–23 financial statement audits of the Treasury cluster and group findings around key areas of service delivery. It will comment on financial reporting and performance, key accounting issues, and internal controls and governance findings.
Actions for Natural disasters
What this report is about This report draws together the financial impact of natural disasters on agencies integral to the response and impact of natural disasters during 2021–22. What we found Over the 2021–22 financial year $1.4 billion from a budget of $1.9 billion was spent by the NSW Government in response to natural disasters. Total expenses were less than the budget due to underspend in the following areas: clean-up assistance, including coun
Actions for NSW government agencies' use of consultants
This audit assessed how effectively NSW government agencies procure and manage consultants. It examined the role of the NSW Procurement Board and NSW Procurement (a unit within NSW Treasury) in supporting and monitoring agency procurement and management of consultants. The audit used four sources of data that contain information about spending on consultants by NSW government agencies, including annual report disclosures and th
Actions for Design and implementation of the Transport Asset Holding Entity
The Transport Asset Holding Entity (TAHE) is the State's custodian of rail assets. It is a state owned corporation and commenced operating on 1 July 2020. This audit assessed the effectiveness of NSW Government agencies' design and implementation of TAHE. We audited TAHE, Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and NSW Treasury. Separate and related audits on TAHE are reported in 'State Finances 2022', 'State Finances 2021' and 'Transport a
Actions for Treasury 2022
Results of the Treasury cluster agencies' financial statement audits for the year ended 30 June 2022. The results of the audit of the NSW Government's consolidated Total State Sector Accounts (TSSA), which is prepared by NSW Treasury, are reported separately in our report on 'State Finances 2022'. What we found Unmodified audit opinions were issued on all 30 June 2022 general purpose financial statement audits. Qualified audit
Actions for State Finances 2022
Results of the 2021–22 consolidated General Government Sector (GGS) and Total State Sector (TSS) financial statements audits. What we found The Independent Auditor’s Report on the 2021–22 GGS and TSS financial statements was modified with a limitation of scope and also contained an emphasis of matter. The opinion in the TSS Independent Auditor’s Report was modified with a limitation of scope on certain balances consolidated i
Actions for iCare
Audit background Insurance and Care NSW (icare) provides workers compensation insurance to more than 329,000 public and private sector employers in New South Wales and their 3.2 million employees. It also insures builders and homeowners, provides treatment and care to people severely injured on NSW roads, and protects more than $266.6 billion of NSW government assets. The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) regulates workers compensation insura
Actions for Audit Insights 2018-2022
In this report, we have analysed the key findings and recommendations from our audit reports over the past four years. This analysis includes financial audits, performance audits, and compliance audits of state and local government entities that were tabled in NSW Parliament between July 2018 and February 2022. The report is framed by recognition that the past four years have seen significant challenges and emergency events.