Event details

Local Government Internal Audit Forum 2017

SMC Conference & Function Centre, Sydney
Thursday, 9 November 2017

This annual event brings together experienced speakers who will offer insight and expert guidance, providing you with a unique forum to exchange knowledge on the critical issues impacting upon  the management and technical aspects that are shaping local government operational, internal audit and governance arrangements.

Key topics to be covered on the program include:

- Auditing customer satisfaction
- The value equation – What makes a good internal audit plan
- IT Security Assurance – Keeping cyber safe
- Auditing culture - Can you do it?
- Effective Enterprise Risk Management
- ICAC insights – Learnings from operation Ricco
- Why you need an assurance strategy?
- Local government performance expectations of the future
- Leadership for better governance and better communities
- Emergency management - is your council prepared?
- Office of Local Government update

Key speakers include:

- Rik Hart, General Manager, Inner West Council
- John Davies, Manager, Council Governance – Policy and Sector Development Group, Office of Local Government
- Julie Walton, Chair Governance Risk and  Audit Committee, Shellharbour City Council
- Gerald VanDenHeuvel, Manager Information Services, Broken Hill City Council
- Ian Lyall PFIIA CIA CGAP CCSA CRMA, Internal Auditor, Cessnock City Council
- Michael Quirk MIIA(Aust), Head of Internal Audit, North Shore Councils
- Tina Baker, Chief Internal Auditor, Internal Audit Office, Central Coast Council
- Elizabeth Gavey, Audit Committee Member, Georges River Council
- Bill Warne, Chairman,  Statewide Mutual
- Andrew Methven, Risk & Assurance Manager, Risk Management, City of Sydney
- Ian Goodwin, Deputy Auditor-General of NSW, ‎Audit Office of New South Wales

View the full brochure here

Thursday, 9  November  2017- Forum rates (prices per person in AUD)

Registration Rate

Pre-Conference Rate

Early Bird Rate

Standard Rate

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ends 29/09/2017

30/09/2017 - 03/11/2017

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This year, we will once again feature the Audit Committee Essentials workshop, which will be held on the day prior to the forum - 1.00pm - 5.00pm. Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at the SMC Conference and Function Centre.

This is a separately bookable event, click here for more information.


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Venue and date:

Date: Thursday, 9 November 2017 to Friday, 10 November 2017

Location: Sydney


SMC Conference & Function Centre

66 Goulburn Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


Status: Available


Pre-Conference Member: $650.00

Pre-Conference Non-Member: $775.00

Early Bird Member: $705.00

Early Bird Non-Member: $830.00

Standard Member: $760.00

Standard Non-Member: $885.00

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Duration and CPE: 7.50 hours

For more information please contact John Harmata

+61 2 9267 9155