Duration: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Delivery Options: LGA, Webinar and Regional – please email Emma Urvan to discuss details
Members of Local Government Audit Committees (including independent members).
The Local Government Act 1999 requires Councils to establish audit committees and Section 126 sets out the principal functions and extent of authority for audit committees.
This session will highlight the legislative responsibilities of audit committees and the critical role they play in the financial reporting framework of Councils. It will also deal with the relationship between Councils' finance committees (or similar) where they exist and audit committees.
Participants will gain an understanding of the audit committee's role in:
- Councils' financial reporting and its monitoring