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What's new

22 May 2024

A new reporting (and auditing) requirement has been introduced into the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act), affecting public companies from the 30 June 2024 financial year end.

8 May 2024

Why adopt a systems approach?

Providing services to the community relies on governments entities taking care of the physical assets they operate.

24 April 2024

The Queensland Audit Office’s forward work plan is readily available on our website, providing transparency around our audit priorities and the reports we intend to table in parliament over the nex

16 April 2024

The use of information technology (IT) services provided by other organisations (third parties) is becoming more widespread throughout state and local government entities.

Upcoming audits

Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games (the Games) in 9 years. The economic benefit is estimated to be $8.1 billion for Queensland, and $17.6 billion for Australia.

Audit Status:
In progress

Each year the government prepares a state budget identifying estimated revenues and expenses over the next 4 years.

Audit Status:
In progress

Offending by young people has been an increasing community concern over recent years. Youth offending can stem from a range of complex social problems such as family dysfunction, poor educational outcomes, unemployment, and substance abuse.

Audit Status:
In progress

Bullying is a complex and ongoing issue that can have long-term effects on student engagement, learning and attendance on those involved, including bystanders.

Audit Status:
In progress

Queensland hospitals are under increased pressure, with high occupancy rates often cited as causing an increase in emergency department wait times and patient stretcher times.

Audit Status:
In progress

Forensic services play a critical role in criminal investigations.

Audit Status:
In progress

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