10-22 Revised Internal Audit Guidelines
The purpose of this circular is to announce the release of revised Internal Audit Guidelines for local councils in NSW. The revised Internal Audit Guidelines are Director General’s Guidelines for the purposes of section 23A of the Local Government Act 1993.
In 2009 the Division of Local Government conducted a survey of councils to ascertain the progress made towards implementing the Internal Audit Guidelines issued in October 2008. Thank you to all councils that participated in that survey.
The results of the survey revealed that while considerable progress had been made toward the implementation of the Internal Audit Guidelines, there were some areas where further benefits could be achieved by strengthening or clarifying the Guidelines. Read more...