Country Queensland

Our vision is for better public services for Queenslanders.

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

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What's new

13 February 2024

The Queensland Audit Office (QAO’s) financial statement maturity model helps entities identify strengths and improvement opportunities in their financial reporting processes.

5 February 2024

Risk management has never been more important than it is now.

30 January 2024

A ‘hard close’ audit – one way we can improve quality and bring more of our work forward in the year.

4 December 2023

Infrastructure investment is essential for improving and maintaining economic, social, and environmental wellbeing.

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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