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We produce a quarterly newsletter – Insights, to explore current and emerging issues related to audit and financial management and raise awareness of our activities.

Insights newsletter Autumn 2018

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This edition of Insights features an article on how to prepare for a performance audit, 'The auditee's perspective'; wider learnings for all sectors from our latest reports to parliament; and provides an update on registered charities, AASB 9 Financial Instruments, AASB 15 Revenue from Contracts with Customers, and AASB 1058 Income for Not-for-Profit Entities.

Insights newsletter Summer 2017

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This edition of Insights provides advice on the year end process for resolving known accounting issues, and an update on AASB 9 Financial Instruments. It also provides an update on our predicted report tabling program, highlights changes to our local government fact sheet, and shares our new Strategic plan 2018–2022.

Insights newsletter September 2017

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This edition of Insights provides the latest news on Australian Accounting Standards Board 16 Leases, advice on the year end close process, and features some of the highlights from our Annual report 2016–17.  

Insights newsletter July 2017

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This edition of Insights introduces the new Queensland Auditor-General, provides information about our Strategic Audit Plan 2017–20 and upcoming performance audit topics for 2017–18, shares wider learnings from our recent reports to parliament, and provides a standards update and guidance to help entities prepare for the upcoming changes.

Insights Newsletter March 2017

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This edition of Insights provides an update on the latest, and future, developments in accounting standards, discusses our recently published good practice resources and fact sheets, and shares wider learnings for all sectors from our latest reports to parliament.

Insights Newsletter December 2016

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This edition of Insights provides an overview of our recent reports to parliament and wider learnings from these, explains our new approach on reporting about the quality and timeliness of financial statements, and updates you on the latest developments in accounting standards.

Insights Newsletter September 2016

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This edition of Insights provides you with highlights from our Annual report 2015–16, explains our new approach to financial audit reporting, updates you on the latest accounting standards and related party disclosures, and profiles a couple of our great people.  

Insights Newsletter July 2016

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This edition of Insights provides a standards update, discusses our new strategic audit plan for 2016-19, shares wider learnings from our recent reports to parliament, and profiles of a couple of our great people.

Insights Newsletter May 2016

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This edition of Insights provides a standards update, advice on focused financial reporting and a profile on two of our great people.

Insights Newsletter December 2015

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The second edition of Insights provides an update on accounting and audit standards as well as information on data analytics at QAO. It also provides the wider learnings from our recently tabled reports to parliament, plus includes a number of key people profiles at QAO.

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