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Auditing the right area at the right time is the key to achieving better public services for Queenslanders.
Most Queensland Government and local government entities revalue their land, buildings and infrastructure every year.
The day-to-day operations of public sector entities are getting busier all the time and changes to everyday activities can be seen as disruptive.
There has been an increase in entities across Australia facing payroll and remuneration compliance issues. Some have resulted in material underpayments to staff.
In our recent report on Awarding of sport grants (Report 6: 2020–21) we emphasised the
The Public Sector Ethics Act 1994 sets out ethical principles that local governments, statutory bodies, public universities and departmental employees and their contractors must follow.
Good internal controls provide reasonable assurance that an entity is achieving its operational, reporting, and compliance objectives. They also serve to protect an entity from fraud or error.
Knowing how entities are progressing in implementing our recommendations gives us, parliament, our clients, and the wider Queensland community important information.
As our 31 December year-end clients finalise their financial statements, it’s a timely reminder to not make immaterial changes.
Over time, the Queensland Audit Office (QAO) has shifted its profile of employees to become a more diverse organisation that recognises the unique experiences many bring to our team.