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 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 Audit Office will also commence an audit on the Management of Public Art in the ACT. Thereby bringing forward a potential audit previously identified in the Performance Audit Program 2017-17 and Potential Audits to Commence over 2017-18 to 2018-19. To view a copy of the ACT Audit Office's media release, 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 (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. 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'

 

Recruitment

The ACT Audit Office is currently recruiting in the Performance Audit branch. For more information click here.