Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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    Regulation of water pollution in drinking water catchments...
    28 Jun 2018
    There are important gaps in how the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) implements its regulatory framework for water pollution in drinking water catchments and illegal solid waste disposal. This limits the effectiveness of its regulatory responses, according to a report released today by the ...
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    Fraud controls in local councils
    22 Jun 2018
    Many local councils need to improve their fraud control systems, according to a report released today by the Auditor-General for New South Wales, Margaret Crawford.
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    Shared services in local government
    21 Jun 2018
    Local councils need to properly assess the performance of their current services before considering whether to enter into arrangements with other councils to jointly manage back-office functions or services for their communities. This is one of the recommended practices for councils in a report rele ...
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    HealthRoster benefits realisation
    7 Jun 2018
    The HealthRoster system is delivering some business benefits but Local Health Districts are yet to use all of its features, according to a report released today by the Auditor-General for New South Wales, Margaret Crawford.
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    Regional assistance programs
    17 May 2018
    Infrastructure NSW effectively manages how grant applications for regional assistance programs are assessed and recommended for funding. Its contract management processes are also effective. However, we are unable to conclude whether the objectives of these programs have been achieved as the relev ...
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    Grants to non-government schools
    3 May 2018
    The NSW Department of Education could strengthen its management of the $1.2 billion provided to non-government schools annually. This would provide greater accountability for the use of public funds, according to a report released today by the Auditor-General for New South Wales, Margaret Crawford.
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    Managing Risks in the NSW public sector: Risk culture and capability
    23 Apr 2018
    The Ministry of Health, NSW Fair Trading, NSW Police Force, and NSW Treasury Corporation are taking steps to strengthen their risk culture, according to a report released today by the Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford.
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    Detecting and responding to cyber security incidents
    2 Mar 2018
    A report released today by the Auditor-General for New South Wales, Margaret Crawford, found there is no whole of government capability to detect and respond effectively to cyber security incidents. There is very limited sharing of information on incidents amongst agencies, and some agencies have po ...
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    Council reporting on service delivery
    1 Feb 2018
    Councils provide a range of services which have a direct impact on the amenity, safety and health of their communities. These services need to meet the needs and expectations of their communities, as well as relevant regulatory requirements set by state and federal governments. While councils report ...
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    Managing demand for ambulance services 2017
    13 Dec 2017
    A report released today by the Acting Auditor-General of New South Wales, Ian Goodwin, found that NSW Ambulance has introduced several initiatives over the past decade to better manage the number of unnecessary ambulance responses and transports to hospital emergency departments. However, there is n ...
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