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Internal Audit

The Internal Audit and Risk Management section is responsible for planning and delivering the Directorate’s annual audit program, monitoring the Directorate’s compliance and governance controls and coordination of audit sponsors, auditees and audit providers. It also undertakes reviews and investigations as requested by the Senior Executive Responsible for Business Integrity Risk (SERBIR), Senior Executive Team (SET) and the Audit Committee.

The Internal Audit and Risk Management section engages external auditors to conduct some audits. Providers are sourced from a panel of external audit service providers.

The Directorate’s Audit Committee Charter reflects the Australian National Audit Office and the ACT Treasury best practice guides for Audit Committees. The Committee’s internal audit responsibilities are to:

The Audit Committee met four times during 2017-18. The Committee’s membership and attendance are given in Table B5.1.

Table B5.1: Audit Committee membership and meetings in 2017-18



Meetings attended

Carol Lilley

Chairperson (external)


Meg Brighton

Internal member


Sue Chapman

External member


Mark Ridley

External member


Source: Chief Internal Auditor, Internal Audit and Risk Management

Internal audits undertaken in 2017-18 included:

For further information contact:
Director, Governance and Community Liaison
(02) 6207 2990