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
  • Insights sessions for clients and stakeholders
  • Briefings for parliamentary staff

We also present at a range of professional and industry conferences throughout the year.

Upcoming events

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

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Cairns workshop for audit service providers
14 November 2022—10:00 am–4:00 pm

We provide a workshop for our audit service providers yearly, in both Cairns and Brisbane. 

This event will be a single day event, with a late start to accommodate attendees flying in. 

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Brisbane workshop for audit service providers
18 November 2022—8:30 am–4:00 pm

We provide a workshop for our audit service providers each year in both Cairns and Brisbane. 

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December briefing for audit committee chairs
6 December 2022—10:00 am–12:00 pm

Biannually, QAO briefs public sector and local government audit committee chairs.

Invitations to our December event will be emailed in September.

Past presentations

View the presentation slides from our past events.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, we discussed considerations and advice as we approach year end, our Forward work plan 2022–25, and advice on handling and recovering from a cyber attack.

In this annual update, QAO and Queensland Treasury provided an update on auditing and accounting standards, key findings and insights from QAO's 2020–21 audits, and our new internal controls assessment model.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs we discussed insights from recent reports to parliament, areas of audit focus, our new internal controls assessment tool, reflections on this year and forward work planning.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs we discussed considerations and advice for year end, insights from QAO's recent reports to parliament, controls assessments, and our new forward work plan and recommendations self-assessment tool and report.

In this workshop, QAO and the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning provided an update on accounting standards requirements and changes, tropical illustrative financial statements, and learnings from practical implementation of AASB 15/1058.

In this annual update, QAO and Queensland Treasury provided an update on auditing and accounting standards, machinery of government changes and controls maturity model, reporting, and learnings from some of our recent reports to parliament.

In this briefing for audit committee chairs we provided a QAO update, an overview of our areas of focus, and insights on our recent reports to parliament and new approach to following up report recommendations. 

In this briefing for audit committee chairs, we provided a QAO update, and reporting update, and discussed key focus areas relating to COVID-19. 

In this annual update, QAO and Queensland Treasury provided an update on auditing and accounting standards, reporting, and learnings from some of our recent reports to parliament.

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.