Published: December 2022
Sector: State and local government entities

Leading accountability for governance relates to understanding and actively driving the corporate governance of an organisation through the awareness and use of a framework of rules, relationships, systems, and processes. This allows accountable officers and boards to exercise and control authority over organisations. Effective corporate governance holds management and decision makers to account.

Our guide explains the responsibilities of ministers and government employees, the role of the Auditor-General and Queensland Audit Office, and key oversight and accountability bodies.