Appendix eight



A consultant in the Audit Office is referred to as a person or organisation that provides expert advice professionally to assist decision making.
Audit Office consultancy expenses for 2017–18 were $293,946, compared to $603,191 in 2016–17.


Consultant Nature of service Amount $
Contracts $50,000 or more
Deloitte Audit innovation maturity assessment and roadmap 80,000
Hivint Pty Ltd Conduct a cyber security maturity review 68,000
Grisard Consulting Develop a workforce strategy 52,101
Total (3 contracts) 200,101

Contracts less than $50,000 (total)


(4 contracts)



Total expenditure for 2017-18* 293,946

*This table excludes the engagement of audit service providers and firms/individuals whom the Audit Office engaged to provide assistance on financial and performance audits.