Advice

  • As we finalise the audit of our clients’ financial statements, we will be communicating any misstatements the teams identify.

    How we record material misstatements

    Published August 2019 Advice
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  • The Office of the Chief Advisor—Procurement has published new guidelines for disclosing government-awarded contracts.

    New guidelines for contract disclosure and for using and disclosing confidentiality provisions

    Published July 2019 Advice
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  • In an increasingly digitised world, the next natural step is for agencies to implement electronic approval processes (e-signing).

    How to electronically approve documents and expenditure

    Published July 2019 Advice
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  • When agencies use data analytics to inform fraud assessments, they can target their approach and increase their value‑for‑money proposition.

    Using data analytics to inform fraud assessment

    Published July 2019 Advice
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  • Technological advances now enable departments to use a range of services that combine into wider technology ecosystems.

    Access controls for information technology systems

    Published June 2019 Advice
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  • Audit committees are typically assigned a broad range of responsibilities under their charters.

    The role of audit committees in financial reporting

    Published June 2019 Advice
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  • Simplifying financial reporting is an ongoing process of change.

    Focused financial reporting

    Published May 2019 Advice
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  • The Queensland Government is developing a new waste management and resource recovery strategy.

    New waste levy for local government

    Published May 2019 Advice
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  • We sometimes assess how effective entities are in monitoring and managing major projects and programs.

    Effectively monitoring and managing projects and programs

    Published May 2019 Advice
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  • Each year, the Queensland Audit Office (QAO) measures the timeliness and quality of public sector financial statements.

    Assessing financial statement preparation for state government entities 2019

    Published April 2019 Advice
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