Our purpose

Providing assurance to Parliament.


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Our vision

To be a catalyst
for continuous improvement in the accountability and performance of the public sector.

Our values


Personal accountability



Outcome focused


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    Managing Victoria’s Planning System for Land Use and Development (2016-17:19)

    We assessed whether the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning and councils are managing the planning system to support the objectives of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and the desired outcomes of state planning policies.


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    Effectiveness of the Environmental Effects Statement Process (2016–17:18)

    This audit aimed to determine if the Department of Environment Land Water and Planning is effectively managing Victoria’s Environmental Effects Statement process.


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    Managing Public Sector Records

    This audit examined whether selected agencies manage public records according to legislative requirements, and whether the Department of Premier and Cabinet and the Public Record Office Victoria are effectively assisting them to do this.


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    Regulating Gambling and Liquor

    In this audit, we assessed the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation’s licensing and compliance functions, its oversight of the Melbourne Casino, its performance measurement and reporting, and its collaboration with other agencies.


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    Managing Community Correction Orders

    We examined how effectively Corrections Victoria manages community correction orders (CCO). We also looked at the Department of Health and Human Services and Victoria Police to assess how they coordinated and exchanged information about offenders on CCOs.


Link to the Annual Report pageAnnual Report 2015–16

This Annual Report describes the functions and operations of the Victorian Auditor-General's Office and presents the audited financial statements of the office for the year ended 30 June 2016.

Link to the Reports and Publications page
Search reports and publications by sector or department.
Link to the Audit Legislation page
Changes to our legislation now provide the Auditor-General with 'follow-the-dollar' powers, greater capacity to share information and a more streamlined audit process.
Link to the VAGO career centre

Current vacancies and register your interest.

Link to the Work in progress page
Public Participation in Government Decision-making
Managing School Infrastructure
Public Participation and Community Engagement – Local Government Sector
To find out more about our upcoming audits visit out work in progress page or view our Annual Plan 2016–17.

Recorded presentations

Short presentations of each report can be viewed on their webpages. Alternatively, visit VAGO's YouTube channel.