A lighthouse is a symbol of good governance. It shines a light on the right way forward and warns of danger before it hits. This is the essence of good public sector governance: keeping agencies on the right track and sounding an alarm before things could go wrong.
The governance lighthouse concept was first published in the Auditor-General's Report Parliament Volume Two 2011 and includes more detail on the 17 points of governance (based on the eight ASX Corporate Governance Principles).
Making a difference through audit excellence.
To help parliament hold government accountable for its use of public money.
Purpose – we have an impact, are accountable and work as a team.
People – we trust and respect others, and have a balanced approach to work.
Professionalism – we are recognised for our independence and integrity and the value we deliver.
In 2012 we won both a Gold Australasian Reporting Award and Governance Reporting Special Award.