When is a lease not a lease? When it does not meet the definition of a lease.
Climate-related risks are an emerging area that may have a direct impact on entities’ financial statements.
Our audit topics are wide-ranging and cover challenges facing the public sector across all aspects of government service delivery.
Over the past few months, QAO has been undergoing significant change as we position our business for the future and harness the opportunities facing us.
Most public sector entities, including departments, statutory bodies, and government owned corporations and the entities they control, prepare annual financial statements and table these in parliament. Each year the Treasurer also prepares consolidated state government financial statements.
In March 2019, the Queensland Under Treasurer referred concerns to the Auditor-General about the delivery of the SPER ICT project. This project forms part of a broader transformation program of work—the SPER Business Transformation Program.
Coal seam gas (CSG) is an important resource in Queensland with over 90 per cent of Australia’s CSG reserves in the Bowen and Surat basins. In Queensland, $63 billion has been invested to produce liquefied natural gas.
In response to the Queensland Child Protection Commission of Inquiry, the Queensland Government is implementing a new child and family support system over the next 10 years. It is intended to have a greater focus on supporting families in providing a safe and secure home for their children.
The quality of infrastructure investment decisions correlates with how successful a project is and how it will have the desired economic and social impact on the state.
Queensland's local governments are involved in a wide range of activities—from delivering key community services, such as roads, water, sewerage and waste treatment, to providing banking, retail, medical, cultural and recreational services.