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.
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.
For a copy of the Audit & Risk Committee agendas and minutes please search below.
2 June 2020 - Minuteshttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0028/685540/Audit-and-Risk-Committee-minutes,-02-06-2020.pdfAudit & Risk Committee, 02 Jun 2020,02 Jun 2020 2 June 2020 - Minutes.
2 June 2020 - Agendahttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0033/681738/Audit-and-Risk-Committee-agenda,-02-06-2020.pdfAudit & Risk Committee, 02 Jun 2020,02 Jun 2020 2 June 2020 - Agenda.
23 January 2020 - Agendahttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/526317/Audit-Committee-agenda,-23-01-2020.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 23 Jan 2020,23 Jan 2020
23 January 2020 - Minuteshttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0027/523593/Audit-Committee-minutes,-23-01-2020.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 23 Jan 2020,23 Jan 2020
1 October 2019 - Minuteshttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0028/524692/1-October-2019-Minutes.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 01 Oct 2019,01 Oct 2019
1 October 2019 - Agendahttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0026/525581/1-October-2019-Agenda-2.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 01 Oct 2019,01 Oct 2019
11 June 2019 - Agendahttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0029/524837/Audit-Committee-agenda,-11-06-2019.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 11 Jun 2019,11 Jun 2019
11 June 2019 - Minuteshttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0024/523158/Audit-Committee-Minutes,-11-06-2019.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 11 Jun 2019,11 Jun 2019
7 May 2019 - Minuteshttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0023/523076/Audit-Committee-Minutes,-07-05-2019.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 07 May 2019,07 May 2019
7 May 2019 - Agendahttps://www.coorong.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0029/526268/Audit-Committee-agenda,-07-05-2019,-final.pdfAudit Committee Agenda and Minutes, 07 May 2019,07 May 2019