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 ACT Audit Office's Strategic Plan 2018-21 has been released. To view the Strategic Plan, click here.

Reports

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

  • Report No. 2 / 2018 entitled ACT Government strategic and accountability indicators, 1 February 2018

  • Report No. 1 / 2018 entitled Acceptance of stormwater assets, 31 January 2018

For more information go to 'Reports'

 

Recruitment

The ACT Audit Office is currently recruiting for a temporary role in the Professional Services branch . For more information click here.