State entities 30 June and 31 December 2016

About this report or communique

Report of the Auditor-General No. 12 of 2016-17

Auditor-General’s Report on the Financial Statements of State entities

Volume 4

State entities 30 June and 31 December 2016

This Report is the fourth and final volume in our series advising Parliament on outcomes of our financial audits for 2015-16 and the 2016 calendar year (the 2016 audit cycle) and it includes summaries relating to:

  • audit findings
  • the timeliness and quality of financial reporting
  • audit opinions on financial statements
  • improving presentation of financial statements
  • audits dispensed with
  • setting audit fees for financial audits.

This Report also includes a Chapter on developments in financial reporting and auditing which includes sections on future financial reporting requirements and reporting non-financial performance. The latter includes ten key observations arising from a comparison of five other Australian jurisdictions with active performance reporting frameworks and future developments in reporting performance information.