Event details

Local Government Assurance Forum 2020

Online - Thursday, 12 November 2020
9.00am - 5.00pm (AEDT)

The 2020 Local Government Assurance Forum will be delivered as an online event. The forum is designed for internal audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals working in sector and will equip attendees with insights, strategies and tools to assist their organisations in achieving effective risk management, better governance practices, quality controls and organisational efficiencies. The program will be structured with a series of high-level sessions to provide broad insights and directions, along with a number of technical risk and audit presentations that will get into the practicalities of internal audit methodologies. 

Key topics to be covered include:

  • Reinventing risk management – What has COVID-19 done to your risk profile?
  • Making the most of performance audits
  • Fraud perfect storm – Lessons learned from Ipswich City Council case study
  • Employee welling being – Are you managing the risks?
  • Measuring risk maturity – Are you covered?
  • Role of the Audit Committee in assuring organisational integrity
  • Keeping compliance registers in order
  • Addressing cyber security
  • Project governance

Speakers featuring on the program include:

  • Ray Brownlee, Chief Executive Officer, Northern Beaches Council
  • Margaret Crawford, Auditor-General of NSW, ‎Audit Office of New South Wales
  • Gavin Dyche, Manager Risk and Safety, People and Culture, Yarra City Council
  • Fiona Leatham, Director People and Culture, City of Newcastle
  • Matthew Bullivant, Legal Manager, Penrith City Council
  • Freddy Beck PFIIA CIA CCSA, Chief Audit Executive, Ipswich City Council
  • Bill Tsakalos, City Architect & Director Transformational Design, Blacktown City Council
  • Kerrie Wilson PMIIA, Chief Audit Executive, The Hills Shire Council
  • Lewis Rangott, Executive Director, Corruption Prevention Division, NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption

You can view the full program brochure here.


Registration Type

Early Bird Rate

Standard Rate

Book before 02/11/2020

Book after 02/11/2020







Please note that group discounts are not available for online events 
LGIAN members can register at the IIA-Australia member rate
RMIA members can register at the IIA-Australia member rate


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For Funds Transfer payments and those requiring an invoice, please download the Registration Form  and email the completed form to
conferences@iia.org.au .

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Post Conference Workshop - Auditing ethics and culture - Friday, 13 November 2020,  10.00am - 1.30pm (AEDT)

This post conference workshop is available as a separately bookable session. Non-conference attendees are welcome to register. Click here for details.

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Venue and date:

Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020 - 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Online


Online Conference (AEST - Brisbane Time)

Status: Available


Early Bird Member: $490.50

Early Bird Non-Member: $652.50

Standard Member: $545.00

Standard Non-Member: $725.00

Duration and CPE: 7.50 hours

For more information please contact Cyrell Castillo

+61 02 9267 9155