Governance Framework

The Audit Office governance framework is based on our governance lighthouse, which was published as part of Volume One 2015 and has eight principles and 17 key governance components.

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Governance lighthouse

Governance Structure

The governance structure consists of a number of key committees and personnel that collectively govern the Audit Office.

Governance structure

Our vision

Making a difference through audit excellence.

Our mission

To help parliament hold government accountable for its use of public resources.

Our values

  • 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.

Our award-winning annual report

Annual Plan 2013-14

We won a Gold Award in the 2015 Australasian Reporting Awards.