Audit Advisory Committee

VISION

Our vision is for the Shire of Denmark to have consistently clear audits and accurate, meaningful and easy to read Annual Financial Statements.

TERMS OF REFERENCE

An audit committee has the following functions —

(a)    to guide and assist the local government in carrying out —

  1. its functions under Part 6 of the Act; and
  2. its functions relating to other audits and other matters related to financial management;

(b)    to guide and assist the local government in carrying out the local government’s functions in relation to audits conducted under Part 7 of the Act;

(c)    to review a report given to it by the CEO under regulation 17(3) (the CEO’s report) and is to —

  1. report to the council the results of that review; and
  2. give a copy of the CEO’s report to the council;

(d)    to monitor and advise the CEO when the CEO is carrying out functions in relation to a review under —

  1. regulation 17(1); and
  2. the Local Government (Financial Management) Regulations 1996 regulation 5(2)(c);

(e)    to support the auditor of the local government to conduct an audit and carry out the auditor’s other duties under the Act in respect of the local government;

(f)     to oversee the implementation of any action that the local government —

  1. is required to take by section 7.12A(3); and
  2. has stated it has taken or intends to take in a report prepared under section 7.12A(4)(a); and
  3. has accepted should be taken following receipt of a report of a review conducted under regulation 17(1); and
  4. has accepted should be taken following receipt of a report of a review conducted under the Local Government (Financial Management) Regulations 1996 regulation 5(2)(c);

(g)    to perform any other function conferred on the audit committee by these regulations or another written law.

(h)    Is to review the annual Compliance Audit Return and report to Council the results of that review (Regulation R14 (3A)) of the Regulations).

Audit Committee Charter

MINUTES

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