2019 Local Government Assurance Forum - Presentations

Please find below copies of the presentations that have been made available by the speakers. 

Keynote 1 - Defining the “I” for improvement
Kerry Robinson, Chief Executive Officer, Blacktown City Council

Keynote 2 -  Financial sustainability drivers – What will shape future local government communities
Professor Percy Allan AM, Principal, Percy Allan and Associates

Session 1A -  Audit Risk & Improvement Committees - Progress and challenges
Stephen Horne PFIIA CIA CGAP CRMA, Principal, Checks, Balances & Integrity

Session 1B - Building a system for enterprise risk management and beyond
Grant Hillyard, Risk Management Coordinator, City of Newcastle

Keynote 3 - The small audit shop challenge – Picking the right audits
Panel session - presentation slides not used

Session 2A - Office of Local Government (OLG) update
John Davies, Manager Council Governance, Policy and Sector Development Group, Office of Local Government

Session 2B - Implementing fraud control processes – Looking back on the journey and the challenges
Duncan MacKellar, Coordinator Risk, Information and Integrity, Maroondah City Council and Zarina Tropiano, Risk and Integrity Officer, Maroondah City Council

Session 3A - Building better governance through the internal ombudsman
Suellen Bullock, Internal Ombudsman, City of Parramatta, Cumberland and Inner West Councils

Session 3B - Auditing cybersecurity risks  
Darren Booth, National Head of Security and Privacy Risk Services, RSM

Session 4A - Communication skills for assurance professionals
Dominic Siow, Director, EQ Strategist

Session 4B - Auditing Development Applications (DAs)
Mitchell Morley PMIIA, Director, InConsult

Keynote 4 -  Let’s talk – Building the modern internal audit plan (World café session)
Discussion session - presentation slides not used

Keynote 5 - Views from the Auditor-General – The key issues
Margaret Crawford, Auditor-General of NSW, Audit Office of New South Wales