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One of the biggest risks when an entity engages a contractor or consultant is the outsourced project or service costing more than first anticipated.

To ensure we select audit topics that matter most to Queensland, we apply a strategic planning approach to identify the risks and opportunities facing public service delivery, and align our audit topics in response.

Councils collectively spend approximately $8 billion each year in procuring goods and services.  Having strong procurement processes is crucial to ensure that public monies are wisely spent.

Public sector entities in Queensland – both state and local governments – collectively manage approximately $475 billion in infrastructure assets to service the needs of the community.