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Auditor-General Report No. 10/2015-2014-15 Financial Audit
The Audit Office issued an unqualified audit report on the Directorate’s 2014-15 financial statements and an unqualified report of factual findings on its 2014-15 statement of performance.
The Directorate resolved two of the four previously reported audit findings by:
Two of the four previously reported findings were not resolved as:
The Directorate has advised that it will address this audit finding as part of the replacement of Maze which commenced in 2015-16.
One new audit finding reported to the Directorate in 2014-15 related to the incorrect classification of a number of expense transactions as assets. The incorrect classification did not cause significant errors in the financial statements, however, the errors indicate that the Directorate should improve its processes for identifying and correctly classifying these transactions.
The Directorate has agreed to address all audit findings.
Auditor-General Report on Capital Works Reporting
The Auditor-General’s report no. 5 of 2014 on Capital Works Reporting has an outstanding recommendation for the Education Directorate.
The ‘Whole of Government’ response to the audit was tabled in May 2016 when an implementation update was provided on ‘Recommendation 2’ which stated;
Procurement and Capital Works is developing service level agreements with those directorates which have annual capital works programs over $5 million. The draft framework for the agreements will be circulated for consideration in early May 2016 by the Capital Works and Procurement Committee. This framework will set the guiding principles, roles and responsibilities to inform the development of individual service level agreements for directorates.
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