Audit and Business Improvement Committee

Committee Members

Chairperson   Mr A MacLeod
Membership  Councillor Margaret Strelow
   Councillor Ellen Smith
   Mr M Parkinson
   

Responsibilities:

The following is a list of functions assigned to the Audit and Business Improvement Advisory Committee:

  • Review each of the following matters- 

(i)     the internal audit plan for the internal audit for the current financial year;
(ii)    the internal audit progress report for the internal audit for the preceding financial year including the recommendations in the report and the actions to which the recommendations relate;
(iii)   a draft of the local government's financial statements for the preceding financial year before the statements are certified and given to the auditor-general under section 212;
(iv)   the auditor-general's audit report and auditor-general's observation report about the local government's financial statements for the preceding financial year

  • Monitor the effectiveness of:

(i)     the risk management and internal control framework;
(ii)    the corporate risk management system/risks;
(iii)   key governance processes;
(iv)   asset management

  • Review reports on the activities and investigations of any significant fraud prevention and security related matters
  • Review and monitor whether the audit process is effective
  • Ensure the objectivity and independence of the audit functions
  • Critically review timely and reasonable implementation of management's agreed upon responses to audit's recommendations, findings and advice
  • The Audit and Business Improvement Committee will self assess annually
  • Review any other matters referred to it by the Chief Executive Officer

Note: The Audit and Business Improvement Committee makes recommendations to the Ordinary Council meeting. The Audit and Business Improvement Committee has no delegated authority.

Agendas and Minutes

2015 Agendas and Minutes

29 February 2016  Agenda(PDF, 111KB)  Minutes(PDF, 561KB)
24 November 2015  Agenda(PDF, 268KB)  Minutes(PDF, 869KB)
31 August 2015        Agenda(PDF, 6MB)    Minutes(PDF, 742KB)
19 June 2015   Agenda(PDF, 10MB)    Minutes(PDF, 816KB)  
20 March 2015        Agenda(PDF, 4MB)         Minutes(PDF, 1MB)       

2014 Agendas and Minutes

10 September 2014        Agenda(PDF, 97KB)         Minutes(PDF, 620KB)       
29 May 2014  Agenda(PDF, 25MB)  Minutes(PDF, 550KB)  

 

Copies of Council meeting agendas and minutes prior to 2014 are available via request to Council's Customer Service Centre on 1300 22 55 77 or email enquiries@rrc.qld.gov.au. Please include specific details about which previous Local Government Authority, the committee (if known) and the date of the requested agendas and minutes.