Services to the profession

Appendix four

Memberships

Audit Office staff were members of the following committees, professional associations, panels or working parties.

Margaret Crawford Australian Institute of Company Directors – Fellow
Ian Goodwin Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Fellow
Alison Gatt Macquarie University, Departmental Advisory Board – Member

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Research Group

Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Audit and Assurance Module Advisory Group

Turner Syndrome Association of Australia Inc. – Director

Roopal Rachna Australian Institute of Company Directors – Affiliate Member
Barry Li Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Australia Toastmasters Group – Vice President
Chris Clayton Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Sydney Research Group – Member
Chris Giumelli CPA Australia, Public Sector Committee – Chair

 

Education

Audit Office staff contributed to these professional publications, resources and qualification programs.

Alison Gatt  Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, Internal Candidates on Professional Program – Mentor
Susan Loane ‘Social Capital and Consumer Value Co-Created Within an Online Health Community’, Journal of Non-Profit and Public Sector Marketing, 2017, Vol 29(3). – Co-Author

 

Submissions to professional bodies

The Audit Office contributes to the collaborative effort of all Australian audit offices by helping to develop responses to professional bodies on pronouncements exposed for comment. We have prepared or contributed to the following responses by the Australasian Council of Auditors-General and audit offices.

Title

AASB – Australian Accounting Standard Board

Date
Exposure Draft ED 281 ‘Accounting Policies and Accounting Estimates – Proposed amendments to AASB 108’ 17 November 2017
Exposure Draft ED 282 ‘Definition of Material – Proposed amendments to AASB 101 and AASB 108’ 17 November 2017
Invitation to Comment 37 ‘The AASB’s Standard-Setting Frameworks for For-Profit Entities and Not-for-Profit Entities’ 17 January 2018
Discussion Paper ‘Australian specific Insurance Issues – Regulatory Disclosures and Public Sector Entities’ 28 February 2018
Exposure Draft ED 283 ‘Amendments to Australian Accounting Standards – Australian Implementation Guidance for Not-for-Profit Public Sector Licensors’[1] 29 March 2018
Exposure Draft ED 284 ‘Recent Standards – Reduced Disclosure Requirements’ 29 March 2018
Exposure Draft ED 285 ‘Accounting Policy Changes – Proposed amendments to AASB 108’ 29 June 2018
IASB – International Accounting Standards Board
Discussion Paper DP/2017/1 ‘Disclosure Initiative – Principles of Disclosure’ 6 October 2017
Exposure Draft ED/2017/5 ‘Accounting Policies and Accounting Estimates – Proposed amendments to IAS 8’ 17 November 2017
Exposure Draft ED/2017/6 ‘Definition of Material – Proposed amendments to IAS 1 and IAS 8’ 17 November 2017
Exposure Draft ED/2018/1 ‘Accounting Policy Changes – Proposed amendments to IAS 8’ 29 June 2018
AUASB – Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
Exposure Draft 01/17 ‘Proposed Standard on Assurance Engagements ASAE 3500 Performance Engagements’ 21 July 2017
IAASB – International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
Exposure Draft, ‘Proposed ISA 540 (Revised), Auditing Accounting Estimates and Related Disclosures’ 31 July 2017
IPSASB – International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board
Consultation Paper: ‘Financial Reporting for Heritage in the Public Sector’ 2 October 2017
Consultation Paper ‘Accounting for Revenue and Non-Exchange Expenses’ 19 January 2018
Exposure Draft ED 63 ‘Social Benefits’ 29 March 2018
IPSASB Consultation Document ‘IPSASB Proposed Strategy and Work Plan 2019-2023’ 25 May 2018
Other
‘Review of Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) legislation’ 28 February 2018

 

Presentations

Audit Office staff gave the following presentations to various professional auditing and accounting, and other audiences.

Title Presenter(s) Date Who
External Audit and the Local Government Act Carolyn Karakatsanis

Bola Oyetunji

24 August 2017 2017 Statewide Mutual Risk Management Conference – ‘The Value of Risk’
From Poacher to Gamekeeper Margaret Crawford 27 August 2017 Melbourne University, Professional Practice in Policy
Corporate Governance and the NSW Public Sector Ian Goodwin 28 September 2017 CPA Australia
Leadership Reflections Margaret Crawford 19 October 2017 Jeff Whalan Learning Group – Birch Executive Learning Group
Women in Government Margaret Crawford 13 March 2018 Women in Government Dinner, Minter Ellison
The New Chinese Barry Li 14 March 2018 University of Technology Sydney, Australia-China Research Institute History Series, ‘The New Chinese’
Closing Presentation Margaret Crawford 20 March 2018 IMPACT 2018 Conference
Keynote Address – IMPACT Conference Update Margaret Crawford 10 April 2018 ACAG/CCOLA Performance Audit Symposium
IMPACT Conference Overview Margaret Crawford 10 April 2018 Canadian Council of Legislative Auditors
Working in Professions Marco Monaco 14 May 2018 Finance students and academics from Western Sydney University
Women in Accounting and Finance Leadership – Challenges and Expectations Alison Gatt 22 May 2018 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, CFO Forum
Improving Fraud Control Processes for Local Government Barry Underwood 23 May 2018 Minimising Corruption, Fraud and Misconduct Conference
Industry Briefing – Provision of External Audit Services Margaret Crawford

David Daniels

Peter Coulogeorgiou

19 June 2018 External Accounting Firms
Introductory Comments and Presentation of Report of the Year Award Margaret Crawford 20 June 2018 Australasian Reporting Awards
Presentation to Korean Delegation Barry Underwood 20 June 2018 Korea Institute of Human Resource Development in Service and Technology (KIRD)