Who we are

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IIA-Australia Annual Reports

Our Services

Our services assist in the advancement of the profession and practice of internal auditing through membership services, education, professional development, technical resources and advocacy.


Built on a globally aligned competency framework, the Graduate Certificate in Internal Auditing ensures graduates have the skills to practice as a professional internal auditor. We also offer the internationally recognised global CIA program.


Membership with IIA-Australia valuable knowledge resources and networking opportunities.

Quality Assurance

Our quality assurance programs include facilitated self-assessments and external quality assessments assisting our members to achieve conformity to the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) – the only standards that are applicable to internal audit.

Learning and Development

Our learning and development team offer public and in-house training programs, webinars, events and conferences for personal improvement and to assist IA professionals to meet their Continuing Professional Education requirements.


Our sponsorship programs offer members the opportunity to showcase products and services relevant to the Internal Audit profession.


Our world class Technical Service assists Members and Chief Audit Executives to keep ahead of the pack, research leading and emerging practices, solve problems and keep up-to-date with what’s happening with internal audit and related topics in Australia and internationally.

Policy and Advocacy

The policy agenda comprises fundamental objectives of the Internal Audit community. It supports an energetic, proactive and effective advocacy role with a sharp focus on representing member interests and advancing the profession. As the voice of the audit and assurance community, it aims to influence stakeholders, regulatory, compliance bodies and legislative authorities. The Institute is committed to maintaining this significant contribution to the public, private and not for profit sectors.

National Office


Education Manager
Alex Wilson
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Chief Executive Officer
Trish Hyde
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Executive Officer & Company Secretary
Lynette Mason
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Finance Manager
Mani Manimaran
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Finance Assistants
Ricardo Turingan and Stephanie Jap
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Marketing & Communications Manager 
Tess Borges
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Media Relations

Manager, Public Affairs 
Christine Harris
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Technical Services

Manager, Technical Services
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Membership Manager
Azelle Deehan

Membership Coordinator
Michelle Bailey
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Membership and Chapter Coordinator
Dalton Kolarik
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CAE Service
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Professional Development

Manager, Professional Development
John Harmata
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Training Product Development Manager
Kalpana Dhasan
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Manager, Sponsorship & Relationship Management
Anna Soo
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Conference Coordinator
Kristina Calisin
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Education Coordinator
Tara Twiddy
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Learning and Development Coordinator
David Olbyrcht-Palmer 
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Quality Services

Manager, Quality Services
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The Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia and IIA Global have a number of volunteering opportunities for members including:


Factsheets or white papers – We welcome authors, so if you have an idea for a Factsheet and White Paper, you are welcome to contact [email protected] to obtain more information. Before publication the material is peer reviewed and edited by expert practitioners. View current factsheets and white papers.

Mentoring – Our Chapter Councils coordinate a mentoring programs.

Leadership roles – Positions on the Board, Board Committees and Chapter Councils are reviewed annually.

Presenting – Chapter Council member meetings provide a great opportunity to present to an interested audience on topics relevant to the internal auditing profession. Explore your idea/s with your Chapter Chair or email [email protected].

Conference Speaker – IIA-Australia offers invitations to participate in focus groups which assist us to develop conference programs, as well as the opportunity to present a conference session. Please email [email protected] to find out more.

IIA Global

Become an author for Internal Auditor magazine and other publications. Click here for further information.

Write exam questions if you are Certified – further information.
Contribute to guidance development – further information
Join a Global Committee. Click here for more details about Committees and the work they do.

Rewards for Volunteering

  • Continuing Professional Education points
  • Recognition:
    • Inclusion in the Annual Report Honours List
    • Invitation to an end-of-year celebration
    • Bob McDonald Award (limited application)
    • Nominations for IIA Global Awards

For further information or to express your interest, please email [email protected].