State governments

30 March 2017

This report focuses on key observations and common issues identified from our financial, performance and compliance audits in 2016, and identifies examples of good practice. It also looks forward...

22 March 2017

This audit examined if Victoria's Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning is managing the Environment Effects Statement process effectively.

22 March 2017

This audit shows that planning schemes have mixed success in achieving the intent of state policy across the three areas examined - developing activity centres, increasing housing density,...

19 March 2017

State governments should be wary of following the Turnbull Government’s advice to introduce “value capture” schemes to fund major new transport projects.

6 March 2017

This study finds that restrictions on the availability of alcohol appear to have reduced non-domestic assault in the target precincts, but that continued research is needed to monitor displacement...

1 March 2017

This report states that, in the third year of the NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan, 17 of the 24 actions have been completed while seven more have been progressed.

20 February 2017

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender.

19 February 2017

The Commonwealth government’s perilous financial position is well known, but the finances of state government also warrant our attention.

10 February 2017

The South Australian government will introduce from July a ‘point-of-consumption tax’ to claw back some of the gambling tax revenue it is seeing disappear over the border.

7 February 2017

The Summer 2017 edition of the NSW Economic Update presents a current snapshot of the NSW economy and provides relevant points of comparison with other Australian States and Territories.