We deliver a range of attest services to public sector agencies. We conduct financial audits in accordance with the Australian Auditing Standards and relevant professional and legislative requirements.
As part of our performance audit work program, we plan to deliver 19 performance engagements in 2022‒23 and 18 in 2023‒24. In addition to the performance engagements set out in this section we also plan to deliver annually recurring limited assurance reviews and associated dashboards:
The Auditor-General provides independent assurance to the Parliament of Victoria and the Victorian community about the financial integrity and performance of the state and local governments, with assistance from the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO).
Our work program
Under the Audit Act 1994, the Auditor-General must prepare and table an annual plan before 30 June each year that details VAGO's proposed work program for the coming financial year.
Councils are not adequately managing native vegetation clearing on private land and cannot take effective action against unauthorised clearing.
DELWP, which is responsible for setting the native vegetation management policy and regulations, is aware of key reasons for councils' failure to implement regulations but has been slow to act to address issues to support councils' effective implementation of the regulation.