Financial uncertainty, disrupted working arrangements, and health concerns are creating stress within workforces and impacting the future of organisations globally.
COVID-19 has brought volatility to the value of many investments, including those of public sector entities.
COVID-19 has meant that QAO and most of our clients have had to significantly change the way they operate.
COVID-19 has been testing the resilience and agility of entities as they tackle looking after their people and managing sustainable operations.
Queensland’s building and construction industry contributes significantly to the state’s economy. The industry’s reputation and its ongoing growth relies on licensees complying with their legislated obligations.
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.
Audit committees are an important part of the governance framework of public sector entities. They are mandatory for all government departments and are encouraged for other public sector entities.
Improving housing affordability, reducing homelessness, and assisting Queenslanders to access the private housing market remain key priorities of the Queensland Government.
Health service planning aims to improve service delivery to better meet the health needs of the population. It is future orientated and usually adopts a medium- to long-term (10–15 years) perspective.