We host events for our clients to raise awareness of emerging issues and share our insights. 

  • Technical audit update for public sector chief financial officers and finance managers
  • Briefings for public sector audit committee chairs
  • Special events such as insights sessions, performance audit conferences, and briefings for parliamentary staff

Upcoming events

Our next briefing for audit committee chairs will be held on 3 December 2019. Invitations were sent in early October.

Next year's technical audit update will be held in February 2020. Invitations will be sent in December.

If your contact details have changed or if you have any queries, please contact your QAO Engagement Leader.

Past presentations

  • Client information briefings for public sector Chief Financial Officers and finance managers
  • Briefings for public sector audit committee chairs
  • Special events such as performance auditing conferences or briefings for parliamentary research directors

In this briefing for audit committee chairs we provided a QAO update, discussed insights from Managing cyber security risks (Report 3: 2019–20), and presented insights and trends for internal audit from IAA-Australia.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs we discussed topical issues, audit analytics, year end readiness, standards updates, recent fraud attempts, and the impacts of culture on audit risk. We also provided an overview of our upcoming audit program.

In this annual update, QAO and Queensland Treasury discussed the new audit standards, and reporting.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, we provided a session on maintaining confidence in public sector reporting, discussed some emerging issues from our recent performance audit reports to parliament, provided an overview of our upcoming reports, and held a Q&A session on the new accounting standards.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, we provided an update on QAO's business; a technical update on upcoming standards changes, timeliness and quality of reporting, and electronic signatures; an overview of our new Strategic Audit Plan 2018-21, and a presentation on our latest reports to parliament on fraud and risk assessments.

At this forum, QAO discussed key messages, risks and issues specifically related to the health sector, and held a round table discussion of issues identified by ARC Chairs.

In this annual update on financial reporting, QAO and Queensland Treasury gave an update on upcoming standards changes, briefed clients on machinery of government changes, and provided an update on QAO reporting and business.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, we provided a QAO update; a technical update on key audit matters, the impact of new standards, early close processes, and public sector issues; and a briefing on IT security and cyber risk.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, QAO previewed topics from the Strategic audit plan 2017–20, gave a technical update on key audit matter reporting, related party disclosure, lease recognition, and revenue recognition, and spoke about the timeliness and quality of financial reporting.

 

Please note: the video has audio issues for the first 10 minutes due to technical issues. 

QAO covered topics including the timeliness and quality of financial reporting, an accounting update, long form audit opinion, and asset valuation.