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


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

  • Report No. 4 / 2018 entitled 2016-17 Financial Audits - Computer Information Systems, 28 February 2018

  • Report No. 3 / 2018 entitled Tender for the sale of block 30 (formerly block 20) Section 34 Dickson, 22 February 2018

  • 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'



The ACT Audit Office is currently recruiting for a permanent role in the Financial Audits branch. For more information click here.