Welcome to the ACT Audit Office

The Auditor-General is responsible for the audit of all ACT public sector agencies.

The main functions of the ACT Audit Office, as set out in the Auditor-General Act 1996, are:

  • to promote public accountability in the public administration of the Territory;
  • to audit annual financial statements of the Territory, departments and Territory authorities; and
  • to conduct performance audits.

The Auditor-General also has responsibilities under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2012, the Government Procurement Act 2001 and the Territory-Owned Corporations Act 1990.


  • The ACT Audit Office’s Performance Audit Program for 2016-17 and Potential Audits to commence over 2017-18 to 2018-19 has been released. To view a copy of the ACT Audit Office's media release, click here.  To view a copy of the Program, click here.

  • The report on the 2016 Strategic Review of the ACT Auditor-General has been released. To view a copy of the ACT Audit Office's media release, click here. To view a copy of the report, click here.

  • The ACT Audit Office's Strategic Plan 2017-20 has been released.  To view the Strategic Plan, click here.

  • The ACT Audit Office's Public Interest Disclosure Procedures have been released. To view the procedures, click here.


Recent Auditor-General's reports tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly are:

  • Report No. 9 / 2016 entitled Commissioner for International Engagement - position creation and appointment process, 30 November 2016

  • Report No. 7 / 2016 entitled Certain Land Development Agency Acquisitions, 30 September 2016

  • Report No. 6 / 2016 entitled Management and administration of credit cards by ACT Government entities 24 June 2016

  • Report No. 5 / 2016 entitled Initiation of the Light Rail Project, 16 June 2016

  • Report No. 4 / 2016 entitled The management of the financial arrangements for the delivery of the Loose-fill Asbestos (Mr Fluffy) Insulation Eradication Scheme, 27 May 2016

  • Report No. 3 / 2016 entitled ACT Policing Arrangement, 26 May 2016

  • Report No. 2 / 2016 entitled Maintenance of Public Housing, 14 April 2016

  • Report No. 1 / 2016 entitled Calvary Public Hospital Financial and Performance Reporting and Management, 8 April 2016

For more information go to 'Reports'



The ACT Audit Office is currently recruiting Auditors in the Financial Audit Branch. Click here for more details.