Overall, agencies materially complied with NSW Government travel policies.
However, the Auditor-General found some agencies:
did not always book official travel through the approved supplier
had weaknesses in their travel approval processes
had travel policies that were inconsistent with the NSW Government policy
did not adequately manage their travel records.
Last year the NSW Gover
No qualified opinions were issued on the universities’ financial statements and the quality and timeliness of financial reporting continued to improve. The report found that all NSW universities recorded a surplus in 2016 with combined revenue growth exceeding expense growth by 1.1 per cent. Universities have diversified revenue sources and are now less reliant on government grants. Combined overseas student income exceeded domestic student income for th
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