The Queensland Audit Office (QAO) welcomes information on public sector performance and requests for audits from the public, elected members, public sector employees, and other integrity offices. The information is a valuable input to our audit work.

To increase transparency, we publish summaries of the requests we receive from members of state parliament (MPs) and Queensland councillors on our website. Below, we share information on the requests we have received since 1 November 2020, including who submitted it, when we received it, and if and why we are conducting an audit in response.  

You can find more information on this process in our requests for audits fact sheet. You are welcome to submit a request for audit via the contact us section of our website:

You can filter the status of requests below to: any, in progress, upcoming audit – forward work plan, or completed. Please press the search button after making your selection.



Contribution to Reducing serious youth crime

Michael Crandon MP, Member for Coomera

The member requested that we consider a program run by Everything Suarve Inc as part of our current performance audit on Reducing serious youth crime.


Cross River Rail project

Steve Minnikin MP, Member for Chatsworth

The member provided information in relation to the Cross River Rail project and requested that QAO consider this information as part of our Major projects 2023 report.

Programs designed to divert young offenders from crime

Jarrod Bleijie MP, Member for Kawana

The member requested that QAO prioritise an audit into the government’s current diversionary and early intervention programs designed to divert young offenders from crime and related matters.

Request for forensic audit of Ipswich City Council finances

Mayor Teresa Harding, Ipswich City Council

The mayor requested that QAO conduct a forensic audit investigating Ipswich City Council’s financial practices, including those of wholly owned entities, from the 200910 financial year to the former council’s dismissal in 2018.

Government advertising campaigns

Mr David Janetzki MP, Member for Toowoomba South

The member raised concerns in relation to 3 recent advertising campaigns conducted by the Queensland Government:

  1. Progressive coal royalty tiers
  2. Queensland Health and Hospital Plan
  3. New Economy minerals.


Queensland Regional Accommodation Centre (Wellcamp) project

Mr Jarrod Bleijie MP, Member for Kawana

The member requested that QAO audit the Queensland Regional Accommodation Centre (Wellcamp) project (including lease and operation costs) to determine:

  • the complete cost of the project
  • if the procurement methodology (direct sourcing) has delivered best value
  • whether the government had acted in accordance with the Use and disclosure of confidentiality provisions in government contracts policy
  • whether the recommendations in QAO’s report Confidentiality and disclosure of government contracts (Report 8: 201718) were implemented and applied to this project.


Review of the Queensland Ambulance Service

Mr David Crisafulli MP, Leader of the Opposition and Member for Broadwater

The member requested the Auditor-General review the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). The member asked us to consider the following points within the scope of our work:

  • Rostering
  • Data collection and dissemination
  • Equipment
  • Training.

Community facilities owned by Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Councillor Kylie Farinelli, Cassowary Coast Regional Council

The councillor requested QAO conduct an audit of community facilities owned by Cassowary Coast Regional Council. The councillor would like the audit to identify and review the appropriateness of the levying and collection of income from council-owned facilities.