Consulting Services

Who audits the Auditor? We do! IIA-Australia is the leading provider of External Quality Assessment services in Australia.

IIA-Australia offers independent consulting services for independent five-year External Quality Assessments of Internal Audit functions as required by the Internal Audit Standards. This is our primary service offering. We have performed hundreds of these in the corporate and public sectors, primarily in Australia but also in Asia, the Middle East and Europe. 

Other services we can provide.

IIA-Australia can also provide consulting services for:

  • Setting up a new internal audit function. 
  • Internal audit quality assurance activities. 
  • Internal audit foundations such as internal audit procedures and manuals. 
  • Advising an organisation on its upcoming tender process for internal audit services. 
  • Options for internal audit to better engage and partner with management. 
  • Approaches to internal audit planning. 
  • Assurance mapping and assurance strategy. 
  • Approaches to internal audit reporting and follow-up. 
  • Quality review of audit committee structure, capability and operations. 
  • Quality assessments of risk management, compliance, investigations and business continuity functions.
  • Risk management advisory services.

Our Key Points of Difference


IIA-Australia prides itself on its clear independence.


IIA-Australia has been providing consulting services in Australia since 2002, with all our consultants hand-picked internal audit experts who have held senior internal audit management positions.


As part of the IIA Global, IIA-Australia has access to a wide network of highly skilled and experienced internal audit practitioners extensively supported by global networks and leading-edge research.


IIA-Australia offers its consulting services as a cost-effective fixed price arrangement and completes engagements within the prescribed timeframe and cost.


Our client feedback surveys receive an average positive rating in excess of 90%.

Why Choose Us 

  • Independent external quality assessments are what the IIA-Australia does; no other service provider knows more than we do about the internal audit standards or the external quality assessment process.
  • IIA-Australia is uniquely positioned to provide independent consulting services to chief audit executives, audit committees, and chief executive officers in both the corporate and public sectors. We are independent, have international standing and profile, proven methodologies, and access to benchmarks and good practice guides.
  • We match our consultants to your needs. Our consultants are experienced professionals with years of senior-level experience in various organisations and industries. Most have been chief audit executives and/or chief risk officers of significant organisations and are acknowledged in Australia and internationally as being at the leading edge of internal audit, governance, risk and compliance. Many also serve on Boards and Audit Committees.
  • For each engagement we conduct, we provide a range of value adding services at no extra cost – please contact us for further details.

Looking to find out more about IIA-Australia consulting services, contact:

Kylie McRae, Manager, Consulting Services M: 0407 066 883 T: +61 2 8268 5812