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Victorian Auditor-General's Office

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VAGO

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Technical report

22 Mar 2017

The property industry is the largest sector in the Victorian economy. In 2015– 16, more than 57 000 planning permit applications were approved through the planning system, providing for an estimated 46 000 new dwellings and 62 000 new lots. This created about $25 billion of proposed economic...

Annual Report

12 Oct 2016

The main body of the Annual Report contains our office’s report of operations and financial statements (including the opinion of the independent external auditor appointed by the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee). It also reports on:

  • our output performance measures as set out
  • ...
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Research report

11 Feb 2015

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The audit objective was to assess whether Department of Education and Training and government schools are managing parent education costs economically, efficiently and effectively and in accordance with legislation and policies. It examined funding for the...

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15 Oct 2014

This audit finds that there is currently no overarching strategy or leadership in Victoria for mental health and the justice system that focuses on improving outcomes for people with a mental illness.

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The increasing incidence of people living with mental...

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15 Oct 2014

This audit found that three Victorian government departments are not effectively applying the performance measurement and reporting system.

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An effective system of performance measurement and reporting is critical if government is to achieve its policy...

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14 Oct 2014

This audit found shortcomings in the Victorian Department of Health's heatwave framework that need to be addressed as a matter of urgency if Victoria is to be adequately prepared for a prolonged heatwave.

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Heatwaves pose a significant risk to public health...

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22 Jun 2017

We rely on roads for access to work, schools, shops, recreational activities, health care and other services. Roads also play a critical role in the movement of freight and goods across Victoria. VicRoads manages about 24 000 kilometres of arterial roads.

Road networks in poor condition...

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21 Jun 2017

Housing is important for all Victorians. Without access to affordable and secure housing, people are exposed to increased risk of homelessness, mental illness and an inability to meet living costs.

Public housing is an important means of assisting those in greatest need of affordable and...

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08 Jun 2017

 

Impartiality, professionalism and integrity are important foundations for the public sector. Public sector staff must act with these values in mind, to ensure the use of public funds is as effective and efficient as possible, to meet community needs and to maintain public trust....

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07 Jun 2017

There are eight public universities in Victoria, which control a further 51 entities. We conduct the financial audits of all of these 59 entities. This report outlines the results of, and our observations from, these financial audits for the year ended 31 December 2016. We also discuss the...

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24 May 2017

Information and communications technology (ICT) is a critical enabler and transformative agent in the delivery of government services. It entails considerable investment.

ICT strategic planning plays a critical role in managing ICT investments and aligning ICT activities with strategic...

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11 May 2017

School infrastructure - comprising assets such as classrooms and sports, arts and physical activity spaces - has been shown to be an important part of achieving educational outcomes, along with ongoing improvements to curriculum and teaching styles. The condition and design of school assets can...

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10 May 2017

Public participation is the involvement of those affected by a decision in the decision-making process. In Australia and overseas, there is growing recognition of the value of public participation as an essential part of planning projects and making decisions. 

In this audit, we examine...

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Research report

22 Mar 2017

In this audit, we assessed whether DELWP, and councils in their roles as planning and responsible authorities, are managing and implementing the planning system to support the objectives of the Act and the desired outcomes of state planning policies.

We also examined:

• progress...

Research report

22 Mar 2017

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Land use planning and development are important for meeting the changing needs of the growing population.

An environmental impact assessment is a tool used to predict the environmental, social and economic effects of a proposed development at an early...

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Technical report

22 Mar 2017

The property industry is the largest sector in the Victorian economy. In 2015– 16, more than 57 000 planning permit applications were approved through the planning system, providing for an estimated 46 000 new dwellings and 62 000 new lots. This created about $25 billion of proposed economic...