Annual Report 2015-2016

16 August 2016

From the Auditor General

I take pleasure in presenting the annual report for the Office of the Auditor General. My Office has the privilege of auditing the Western Australian public sector – a corpus comprising multiple and varied entities, expenditure exceeding $48 billion, assets exceeding $218 billion and more than 138,400 staff.

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About our report

Welcome to our 2015-16 Annual Report, which provides a comprehensive look at our performance and the services we have delivered during the year to inform Parliament on public sector accountability and performance.

Highlights 2015-16

  • Early delivery of audit opinions
  • Exceeded our performance report target
  • Engaged performance audit clients
  • Making a difference – ongoing impact of our reports
  • Effectively responding to increasing audit expectations
  • Strategic Plan 2016-2020
  • Performance and legislative review

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Significant issues for the next financial year

  • Strive for efficiencies while delivering audit mandate
  • Number of ministerial notifications
  • Accounting and auditing standards
  • Expansion of mandate – local government
  • Access to Cabinet documents and legal professional privilege
  • Restructure of the Health sector

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Annual Report 2015-2016

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