August Bimonthly Report Update

Hawker Britton’s Bimonthly Report Update presents the latest audits from the NSW Auditor-General and developments in NSW Parliamentary Committees.

NSW Audit-General Reports to Parliament

Performance Audits Tabled
Report No Date Agency or Issue Examined Title
155 19 July 2006 Follow-up of 2002 Performance Audit Regulating the Clearing of Native Vegetation
154 29 June 2006 Follow-up of 2002 Performance Audit Managing Sick Leave in NSW Police and the Department of Corrective Services
153 21 June 2006 Performance Information Agency Use of Performance Information to Manage Services
Performance Audits in Progress
Title Planned Tabling Date
Roads and Traffic Authority – Condition of our Roads 16 August 2006
Special Education 6 September 2006
Managing Nursing Resources 3rd quarter of 2006
The distribution of Legal Aid in NSW 4th quarter of 2006
Infectious Disease Outbreaks – Readiness to Respond 4th quarter of 2006
Helping Elderly People access residential care 4th quarter of 2006
Managing Young Offenders 1st quarter of 2007
Dealing with Break and Entry 2nd quarter of 2007
Services for the Homeless 2nd quarter of 2007

NSW Parliamentary Committee Inquiries and Reports

Reports Tabled
Committee Report Date Tabled
Tobacco Smoking Committee Tobacco Smoking in NSW 30 June 2006
Social Issues Public Disturbances at Macquarie Fields 16 June 2006
Legislation Review The Right to Silence: Responses to the Discussion Paper  8 June 2006
GPSC 5 A Sustainable Water Supply for Sydney  8 June 2006
Public Accounts Inquiry into Public Private Partnerships  8 June 2006
Snowy Hydro Inquiry Proposed Sale of Snowy Hydro Ltd  7 June 2006
GPSC 3 Issues relating to the operations and management of the Department of Corrective Services  5 June 2006
Current Inquiries
Committee Inquiry Interim Report Due Final Report Due
GPSC 1-5 Budget Estimates 2006-2007 30 November 2006
Public Accounts Home and Community Care Program Inquiry TBA
GPSC 2 Health impacts of air pollution in the Sydney Basin TBA
Public Works Inquiry into Sportsground Management in NSW TBA
Legislation Review Strict and Absolute Liability TBA
Snowy Hydro Continued Public Ownership Committee Continued Public Ownership of Snowy Hydro Ltd 27 October 2006
Joint Select Committee on the Cross City Tunnel Cross City Tunnel – now extended to include the Lane Cove Tunnel 28 Feb 2006 (tabled)
18 May 2006 (tabled)
Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission Scrutiny of NSW Police Counter-terrorism and other powers TBA
Ombudsman and Police Integrity Commission Ten Year review of the police oversight system in NSW TBA
Electoral Matters Committee Voter Enrolment 30 September 2006
Children and Young People Children Young People and the Built Environment TBA
GPSC 2 Health Care Complaints Inquiry Review TBA
Social Issues Impact of Commonwealth Workchoices Legislation 23 Nov 2006
Health care Complaints Inquiry into the adequacy of internal complaint handling systems and other methods to measure consumer satisfaction in relation to practices and clinics outside the hospital system TBA
Public Bodies Review Inquiry into Allocation of Social Housing TBA
Staysafe Committee Review of Road Safety Administration in NSW TBA
Public Accounts Tender for the Review of the Audit Office of NSW TBA
Public Works Inquiry into Municipal Waste Management in NSW TBA
Public Bodies Review Inquiry into the Public Trustee of NSW TBA