Audit and Risk Committee

The objective of the Audit and Risk Committee is to provide independent assurance and assistance to Council on risk management, control, governance, and legal and regulatory obligations.

The Audit and Risk Committee provides a reporting forum for internal and external auditors.  The Committee cannot make decisions on behalf of Council and may not direct any Council officer in his or her duties.

Meetings

The Audit and Risk Committee meets at least four times per year.  Audit and Risk Committee business is confidential and meetings are closed to the general public.

Responsibilities

Audit and Risk Committee responsibilities are contained in the  Audit and Risk Committee Charter (pdf), adopted by Council on 27 February 2018.

Membership

Councillor members of the Audit and Risk Committee are:

  • Cr Jason Dunn
  • Cr John MacKenzie

Independent members of the Audit and Risk Committee are:

  • Dr Col Gellatly (Chair)
  • Stephen Coates
  • Stephen Horne

Annual Reports to Council

The Audit and Risk Committee submits an annual report to Council on its affairs and the management of risk and internal controls.

Reports

 2016/2017 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
 2015/2016 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
 2014/2015 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
  2013/2014 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
  Forward Internal Audit Plan 2014-2017 (pdf)
  2012/2013 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
  2011/2012 Audit Committee and Internal Audit Annual Report to Council (pdf)
​  2010/2011 Audit Committee Annual Report to Council  (pdf)