Welcome to the Office of the Auditor General for Western Australia

Our mission is to improve public sector performance and accountability by reporting independently to Parliament and entities. You can view our latest reports below.

Better practice guidance

We develop better practice guidance to help the Western Australian public sector perform efficiently and effectively. Our latest guidance includes:
• COVID-19 financial and governance matters
• Security considerations for remote working arrangements
• Contract management - extensions and variations.

View Better practice guidance

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Today’s report assessed if @DWER_WA and local governments effectively regulate the unauthorised discharge of minor pollutants by businesses that do not require a licence. We found DWER do not, and LGs are not obligated to under the EP Act. Read more http://audit.wa.gov.au

Report reveals a Department of Justice system did not adequately protect information on WA births, deaths, marriages and changes of name. Justice has now addressed many of the vulnerabilities & is working on the remaining recommendations. Read more http://www.audit.wa.gov.au

The Auditor General has today reported clear audit opinions for all but 7 State government entities for the 2019-20 financial year. The number of identified shortcomings in financial management and controls increased from last year. Read the full report http://www.audit.wa.gov.au

Today we celebrated NAIDOC Week by learning about and participating in an Aboriginal painting led by Justin from #DjurandiDreaming. We look forward to putting this up in our building for staff and visitors to enjoy! #NAIDOCWeek2020


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