Coorong District Council response measures to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Residents who are experiencing financial hardship may seek assistance from Coorong District Council by entering into a long-term payment arrangement. Information is available on our Financial Hardship page.

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Audit & Risk Committee

The purpose of the Audit & Risk Committee is to provide independent advice and recommendation on matters relating to corporate and financial governance, including:

  • Ensuring Council’s compliance with relevant legislation.
  • Ensuring the processes are in place that leads to the provision of value for money services to the community.
  • Ensuring the strategic objectives of Council are met.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of an adequate internal control framework.
  • Maintenance of an independent and objective internal and external audit function.

The Audit & Risk Committee currently comprises five positions - four Council Members and one independent representative, who is also the Chair of the Committee. The independent member is required to have relevant experience in financial management, risk management and internal/external audit.

Audit & Risk Committee Terms of Reference, April 2020(270 kb)


Important Notice regarding Public Attendance

On 31 March 2020, Local Government Minister Stephan Knoll issued the first COVID-19 related emergency variations to the Local Government Act 1999 – in the form of the Electronic Participation in Council Meetings Notice (No 1) 2020. This Notice allows council and committee meetings to be conducted by electronic means.

From 7 April 2020 and onwards (while COVID-19 social distancing measures are required), Audit & Risk Committee meetings will be held with Council Members participating via electronic means. Members of the public can access meeting recordings via Council's YouTube channel.

Video recordings:

6 October 2020 Audit & Risk Committee meeting

2 June 2020 Audit & Risk Committee meeting


For a copy of the Audit & Risk Committee agendas and minutes please search below.

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