Our role

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The Queensland Audit Office is the independent auditor of the Queensland public sector. 

Our role is to:

  • conduct financial audits of all state and local government public sector entities
  • conduct performance audits of important aspects of public services—examining efficiency and effectiveness
  • investigate matters raised about financial waste and mismanagement related to public services
  • produce reports about the results of our audits for tabling in parliament, promoting accountability and transparency
  • provide advice and assistance to our clients, sharing information about good practice and promoting better public services.