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21 June 2024

In October 2023, Queensland Treasury (QT) released its latest audit committee guidelines for departments and statutory bodies.

19 June 2024

What is risk appetite?

Risk appetite is used by organisations to drive decision-making, understand the extent of controls needed to manage risks, and assess how to take advantage of opportu

17 June 2024

As we all know, buildings are expensive to construct and maintain, but they are critical for the delivery of public services. If entities do not maintain their buildings well:

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.

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:
To be tabled

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. Police, prosecutors, and the courts rely on forensic services to help them identify, exonerate, prosecute, and convict people suspected of committing crimes.

Audit Status:
In progress

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