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.

News

  • The ACT Auditor-General is commencing a performance audit of the Tender for the sale of Block 30 (formally Block 20) Section 34, Dickson that was not identified in the Performance Audit Program 2017-18 and Potential Audits to Commence over 2018-19 to 2019-20. To view a copy of the ACT Audit Office's media release, click here.

  • The ACT Audit Office’s Performance Audit Program for 2017-18 and Potential Audits to commence over 2018-19 to 2019-20 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 ACT Auditor-General is commencing two performance audits that were not identified in the Performance Audit Program 2016-17 and Potential Audits to Commence over 2017-18 to 2018-19. These are:

    • the Land Development Agency's (LDAs) assembly of rural land in the ACT; and

    • ACT Government agency performance indicators.

  • 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 2018-21 has been released. To view the Strategic Plan, 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 (December 2016) have been released. To view the procedures, click here.

Reports

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

  • Report No. 11 / 2017 entitled 2016-17 Financial Audits - Financial Results and Audit Findings, 6 December 2017

  • Report No. 10 / 2017 entitled 2016-17 Financial Audits - Overview, 24 November 2017

  • Report No. 09 / 2017 entitled 2016-17 Annual Report, 12 October 2017

  • Report No. 08 / 2017 entitled Selected ACT Government agencies' management of public art, 12 October 2017

  • Report No. 07 / 2017 entitled Public Housing Renewal Program, 27 June 2017

  • Report No. 06 / 2017 entitled Mental Health Services - Transition from Acute Care, 23 June 2017

  • Report No. 05 / 2017 entitled Maintenance of Selected Road Infrastructure Assets, 9 June 2017

  • Report No. 04 / 2017 entitled Performance information in ACT public schools, 31 May 2017

  • Report No. 03 / 2017 entitled 2015-16 Financial Audits - Computer Information Systems, 5 May 2017

  • Report No. 02 / 2017 entitled 2016 ACT Election, 16 February 2017

  • Report No. 01 / 2017 entitled WorkSafe ACT’s management of its regulatory responsibilities for the demolition of loose-fill asbestos contaminated houses, 20 January 2017

For more information go to 'Reports'

 

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