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What's new

7 April 2022

Ransomware attacks are among today’s most significant organisational threats. They aim to lock organisations out of their systems and files (usually through encryption).

29 March 2022

For International Women’s Day this year, we share how women’s rights and gender equality have progressed at the Queensland Audit Office (QAO) over time.

24 March 2022

As another 30 June deadline looms, finance professionals across the Queensland public sector are beginning to prepare financial statements for their entities.

16 March 2022

Flooding and cyclones in early 2022 and late 2021 have seen disasters declared across more than half of Queensland’s local government areas.

Upcoming audits

Deploying police resources efficiently and effectively means using the most appropriate types and number of resources in the right place at the right time. This audit will examine how efficiently and effectively the Queensland Police Service deploys its resources to maximise public safety.

Audit Status:
Planned

The Queensland Government has invested more than $8 billion to respond to the economic, health and societal impacts of COVID‑19.

Audit Status:
In progress

Domestic violence is a complex and growing problem that reaches every corner of our society.

Audit Status:
In progress

Efficient government services are a central part of our vision of better public services for Queenslanders.

Audit Status:
To be tabled

Councils are responsible for maintaining and renewing an asset portfolio of around $112 billion, which they use to deliver community services.

Audit Status:
In progress

Entities within Queensland's education sector help individuals transition through all stages of schooling, providing knowledge and skills to prepare them for future education, training, or the workforce.

Audit Status:
To be tabled

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