Country Queensland

Our vision is for better public services for Queenslanders.

Our purpose is to provide valued, independent assurance and insights.

See our Annual report 2019–20 for more information


What's new

22 February 2021

The Public Sector Ethics Act 1994 sets out ethical principles that local governments, statutory bodies, public universities and departmental employees and their contractors must follow.

11 February 2021

Good internal controls provide reasonable assurance that an entity is achieving its operational, reporting, and compliance objectives. They also serve to protect an entity from fraud or error.

2 February 2021

Knowing how entities are progressing in implementing our recommendations gives us, parliament, our clients, and the wider Queensland community important information.

22 January 2021

As our 31 December year-end clients finalise their financial statements, it’s a timely reminder to not make immaterial changes.

Upcoming audits

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.

Audit Status:
In progress

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.

Audit Status:
In progress

Entities within the Queensland public education sector intend to deliver world class education and training services.

Audit Status:
In progress

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