Audit and Risk Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee helps us ensure that our resources are being used efficiently and effectively.

What the committee does

The Audit and Risk Committee plays an ongoing role providing oversight of our governance responsibilities, financial management practices, corporate risks, auditing activities and internal controls reporting.

The functions and extent of authority for an Audit and Risk Committee are set out in Section 126(4) of the Local Government Act 1999. The types of activities that the Audit and Risk Committee carry out include:

  • Reviewing annual financial statements and plans
  • Liaising with our auditor
  • Reviewing our accounting, internal control, reporting and other financial management systems

Recommendations made by the Audit and Risk committee are referred to Council.

The Audit and Risk Committee meets quarterly at the Town Hall in Port Adelaide. The committee is composed of an Independent Chair (Lisa Bishop), two Elected Members and two Independent Members.

Read the Terms of Reference

Audit and Risk Committee agendas and minutes