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We produce reports to promote accountability and transparency in government. Our reports are tabled in parliament and contain the results of our financial and performance audits.

All of the reports we table are also available on the Queensland Parliament website. Please visit their website or contact us if you would like access to an earlier report.

State public sector entities: 2014-15 financial statements (Report 6: 2015-16)

Education and Housing
Central Agencies and Financial Services
Health
Water and Infrastructure
Community Services
Local Government
Energy and Natural Resources

This report helps to achieve our objective to strengthen the accountability of the public sector and help it improve performance. We discuss the status and nature of the audit opinions we issue, comment on the timeliness and quality of financial reporting, and explain how we assessed the key audit matters disclosed by state public sector entities.

Health and hospital services financial statements

Hospital and Health Services: 2014-15 financial statements (Report 5: 2015-16)

Health

This report summarises the results of our financial audits which includes:

  • timeliness and quality of financial reporting,
  • financial performance
  • and sustainability

We also explored how hospital and health services can maximise the revenue streams available to them and assessed how effectively they are managing their costs.

Agriculture projects

Agricultural research, development and extension programs and projects (Report 3: 2015-16)

Community Services

This report examined how well the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries invests in and manages agricultural science research, development and extension projects and programs in order to meet its strategic objectives. The objectives being to support economic growth and contribute to a productive and prosperous agricultural sector.

Road safety - traffic cameras (Report 2: 2015-16)

Health
Community Services

The Department of Transport and Main Roads and the Queensland Police Service work together to combat speeding and disobeying traffic signals through the Camera Detected Offence Program (CDOP).

This audit examined the design, implementation and integrity of the CDOP. It also assessed its operational integrity to determine how effectively the program contributes to road safety outcomes.

 

Results of audit internal controls

Results of audit: Internal control systems 2014-15 (Report 1: 2015-16)

Central Agencies and Financial Services

This report summarises the results of  our evaluation of the financial control systems and select internal controls that operated within the 21 government departments during the 2014–15 financial year.

Within the report, we provided entities with two better practice guides to assist them with the self-assessment of their disaster recovery planning and internal financial management reporting

Managing water quality in Great Barrier Reef catchments (Report 20: 2014-15)

Education and Housing
Central Agencies and Financial Services
Health
Water and Infrastructure
Community Services
Local Government
Energy and Natural Resources

This report sought to determine whether the adverse impact of broad scale land use on the quality of water entering the Great Barrier Reef was declining. To determine this we focused on:

  • the efficacy of the activities undertaken or funded by Queensland Government agencies
  • the effectiveness of monitoring of these activities
  • the reliability of public reporting of outcomes, particularly the reporting on the achievement of the Reef Plan

Managing child safety information (Report 17: 2014-15)

Community Services

This report examines the systems for managing sensitive information about children and young people who are under the care of the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disabilities Services.

We looked at whether child safety information is secure, yet available to authorised personnel who care for children and young people that have been harmed or at risk of harm.

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