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One of the biggest issues we find when entities engage contractors and consultants, particularly for long-term contracts, is it’s often unclear if the contract delivered all that was intended.
Cyber security risks represent one of the most significant threats to all organisations, with attacks increasing in intensity and frequency.
Audit quality has been at the forefront of the minds of regulators, standard setters, and stakeholders in Australia and overseas for many years.
Regulation is a core function of government, ensuring services that touch all our lives are safe and fair. Regulators need to plan their compliance and monitoring programs well, but this provides little value if they do not act on their plans.
At the Queensland Audit Office (QAO), we aim to learn from others and seek out opportunities to exchange expertise with our peers and professional networks.
Regulation is a core function of government, overseeing services that touch all our lives – from the safety of our drinking water, and rehabilitation of old mine sites, to the quality of our kindergarten services.
Many organisations often underestimate the importance and value of a comprehensive contract register.
This is a common question about the work that we do at Queensland Audit Office (QAO).
Financial loss is something entities clearly work hard to avoid, but if it does happen, entities can learn from their experiences and allow us to share common insights and advice with others.
The Queensland Audit Office (QAO) has the privilege of auditing all Queensland public sector entities and local governments, meaning our work extends well into the state’s regions.
Legacy systems are the outdated technologies, hardware or software that organisations use even though they cannot be effectively maintained and no longer remain secure.