This inquiry is a current Legislative Assembly inquiry conducted by the Public Accounts Committee. Under section 57 of the Public Finance and Audit Act 1983, the functions of the Committee include the examination of any report of the Auditor-General laid before the Legislative Assembly and any circumstances connected with those reports. In order to examine the reports, the Committee requests all agencies that are the subject of recommendations or significant comments in a report, 12 months after the tabling of that report, to provide a submission outlining the agency’s response, including any action to date. This submission is then examined, further comment is sought from the Auditor-General, and the Committee may subsequently hold a public hearing with relevant agency officers to clarify issues or obtain further information. The Committee then publishes the submissions and reports on its findings. The current inquiry includes the Committee’s examination of the following Auditor-General's reports tabled between September 2010 and February 2011: Home DetentionProtecting the Environment: Pollution IncidentsHelicopter Emergency Medical Service ContractElectronic Information SecurityNSW Lotteries Sales TransactionsCoal Mining RoyaltiesSick LeaveMental Health Workforce.
Self-referred: 16 Feb 2012
View the public submission(s) published by the committee in relation to this inquiry.
The Committee Manager
Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
Sydney NSW 2000
Fax: 02-9230 3052
This inquiry was self-referred.