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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    Technical audit update 2022
    23 February 2022—9:30 am–12:00 pm

    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.

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    May briefing for audit committee chairs
    5 May 2022—10:00 am–12:00 pm

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

    Invitations to our May event will be emailed in March.

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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 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.

    In this annual update on financial reporting, QAO and Queensland Treasury gave an accounting and Treasury update, and briefed clients on the timeliness and quality of financial reporting, long form audit opinion, and asset valuation.

    In this briefing for Queensland public sector audit committee chairs, QAO covered wider learnings from our reports to parliament, key audit matters, and the timeliness and quality of financial statements.

    In this briefing for Queensland public sector audit committee chairs, QAO covered its strategic audit planning process and approach, the new fraud and corruption self-assessment tool and risk and innovation including risk appetite, preserving and growing value.

    This session for Queensland's chief finance officers and financial managers covered simplified financial reporting; audit changes; asset valuation; wider learnings from our recent reports to parliament and the role of the public sector in improving public services.