Auditor-General's Reports to Parliament
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    Performance
    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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    Government advertising campaigns for 2015-16 and 2016-17
    2 Nov 2017
    The 'Stronger Councils, Stronger Communities' and the 'Dogs deserve better' government advertising campaigns complied with the Government Advertising Act and most elements of the Government Advertising Guidelines according to a report released today by the NSW Auditor-General, Margaret Crawford. How ...
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    Sharing school and community facilities
    1 Nov 2017
    This audit assessed how effectively schools share facilities with each other, local councils and community groups. In making this assessment, the audit examined whether the Department of Education, has a clear policy to encourage and support facilities sharing, is implementing evidence-based stra ...
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    Energy Rebates
    19 Sep 2017
    The Department of Planning and Environment provides more than $245 million in energy rebates to around 27 per cent of NSW households.
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    Palliative Care
    17 Aug 2017
    NSW Health’s approach to planning and evaluating palliative care is not effectively coordinated. There is no overall policy framework for palliative and end-of-life care, nor is there comprehensive monitoring and reporting on services and outcomes. These are the main findings of a report released to ...
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