Transport for NSW spent more than $462m on consultancy services in five years © James D. Morgan/Getty Images
Transport for NSW spent more than $462m on consultancy services in five years © James D. Morgan/Getty Images

NSW public agencies breaking rules on consultancy spending

9 September 2019

New South Wales (NSW) government agencies are failing to comply with procurement requirements when engaging consultancy services, according to the auditor-general. 

A report into procurement and reporting of consultancy services between 1 July 2016 and 31 March 2018 within 12 government agencies said none had complied with procurement rules and eight had under-reported spend on consultants.

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