Services to the public sector

Appendix three

Appearances before parliamentary committees

We appeared before the following parliamentary committees.

Date Committee Event Who
19 October 2017 Public Accounts Committee Examination of the Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports May 2017 – October 2017 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

Alison Gatt

23 November 2017 Public Accounts Committee Examination of the Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports October 2017 – November 2017 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

12 February 2018 Public Accounts Committee  Public Hearing – 12 month follow up review Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

15 February 2018 Public Accounts Committee Examination of the Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports November 2017 – February 2017 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

3 May 2018 Public Accounts Committee Examination of the Auditor-General’s Audit Reports May 2017 – October 2017 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

Steven Martin

8 May 2018 Public Accountability Committee Introduction and overview of the Audit Office of NSW and its functions Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

7 June 2018 Public Accounts Committee Examination of Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports May 2018 – June 2018 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

Claudia Migotto

21 June 2018 Public Accounts Committee Examination of Auditor-General’s Performance Audit Reports June 2018 Margaret Crawford

Alison Gatt

Claudia Migotto

 

Memberships

Audit Office staff were members of the following public sector organisations and committees.

Margaret Crawford Australasian Council of Auditors-General – Member

Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) – Member

Institute of Public Administration Australia – Fellow and NSW Council Member

NSW Integrity Agencies Collaboration Group – Member

Ian Goodwin Australasian Council of Auditors-General – Financial Reporting and Auditing Committee

Australian Army Reserve – Squadron Commander

Barry Underwood Public Interest Disclosure Steering Committee – Auditor-General’s Representative
Alison Gatt NSW Treasury, Financial Management Transformation Working Group – Member

Australasian Council of Auditors-General, Financial Reporting and Audit Committee – Member

Australian Accounting Standards Board, Public Sector Issues (Service Concessions for Grantors and Research Projects) – Advisory Panel Member

Australian Accounting Standards Board, Public Sector Issues (Fair Value) – Member

Chris Clayton Australasian Council of Auditors-General – Financial Reporting and Accounting Committee

Australasian Council of Auditors-General – Auditing Standards Committee

Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) – Regional Working Group on Environmental Audit – Member

David Daniels NSW Public Sector, Community of Finance Professionals – Advisory Board Member

Australian Accounting Standards Board, AASB 17 Insurance Contracts Transition Resource Group – Member

Alana Shepherd-Cooper Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) – Regional Working Group on Environmental Audit – Member
Alex Kaiser Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) – Regional Working Group on Environmental Audit – Member
Kenia Parsons Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI) – Regional Working Group on Environmental Audit – Member

 

Presentations

Audit Office staff gave the following presentations to various public sector audiences.

Title Presenter(s) Date Who
Contingent Workforce: Procurement and Management Michael Thistlethwaite

Kenia Parsons

19 July 2017 Corruption Prevention Network Inc – Lunchtime Seminar Series
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 27 July 2017 Orange City Council
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 28 July 2017 Parkes Shire Council
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 4 August 2017 Mid-Western Regional Council, Mudgee
Performance Auditing – What is it? Rod Longford

Jo Manion

10 August 2017 Local Government Professionals – Integrated Planning Officers Conference
Performance Auditing – What is it? Rod Longford

Jo Manion

11 August 2017 Local Government Internal Auditors Network
Key Priorities and Focus for 2017–18 Barry Underwood 24 August 2017 Public Sector Governance Forum 2017 – Governance Institute of Australia
Asset Management and Infrastructure Projects Ian Goodwin 11 September 2017 Local Government NSW, Finance Summit
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Ian Goodwin 14 September 2017 Canberra Region Joint Organisation, General Managers Advisory Committee (GMAC)
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

5 October 2017 Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 12 October 2017 Hunter Joint Organisation Meeting
Report on the Conduct of the Audit for the City of Sydney Council 30 June 2017 Margaret Crawford 16 October 2017 City of Sydney Corporate Finance, Properties and Tenders Committee
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 20 October 2017 Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils – General Managers Conference
Engaging with Public Finances Margaret Crawford 25 October 2017 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Australia and Pacific – Regional Conference 2017
Leadership – the Transition to Leadership and Accountability Margaret Crawford 26 October 2017 Public Service Commission – Executive Leadership Essentials
Update on New Audit Office Mandate Margaret Crawford 3 November 2017 Country Mayors Association of NSW
Financial Reporting Workshop Presentation Steven Martin 6 November 2017 Office of Local Government
Local Government Performance Expectations of the Future Ian Goodwin 9 November 2017 Institute of Internal Auditors – Local Government Internal Audit Forum
Chief Financial Officers Workshop Presentation Steven Martin 9 November 2017 Local Government Internal Auditors Association
The Audit Office and Auditing Local Government Barry Underwood 15 November 2017 Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference
International Women’s Day Interview Margaret Crawford 15 February 2018 Department of Premier and Cabinet – Premier’s Launch Video
Local Government Procurement Kenneth Leung 22 February 2018 Office of Local Government, Procurement Event, Coffs Harbour
Local Government Procurement Gearoid Fitzgerald 8 March 2018 Office of Local Government, Procurement Event, Dubbo
Local Government Financial Reporting James Sugumar

Cathy Wu

12 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Coffs Harbour
Local Government Financial Reporting Reiky Jiang

Dominika Ryan

13 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Tamworth
Local Government Financial Reporting David Nolan

Chris Harper

14 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Dubbo
Local Government Financial Reporting Karen Taylor

Monique Bartley

15 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Orange
Risk Management Capability in the NSW Public Sector Margaret Crawford 15 March 2018 Public Service Commission Advisory Board
Audit Program 2018–19 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

21 March 2018 NSW Secretaries Board
Council Reporting on Service Delivery – Overview of Findings Jo Manion 22 March 2018 Local Government Internal Auditors Network
Local Government Financial Reporting Renee Meimaroglou

David Nolan

Caroline Karakatsanis

Rod Longford

Somaiya Ahmed

26 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Sydney
Local Government Financial Reporting Steven Martin

Karen Taylor

Weini Liao

Kenneth Leung

27 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Parramatta
Local Government Financial Reporting Lawrissa Chan

Reiky Jiang

Michael Kharzoo

28 March 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Wagga Wagga
Local Government Procurement Chris Harper 5 April 2018 Office of Local Government, Procurement Event, Wagga Wagga
Financial Audit Training Roopal Rachna

Farisha Ali

16–27 April 2018 Solomon Islands Office of Auditor General (SIOAG)
Local Government Ian Goodwin

Steven Martin

20 April 2018 Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee Chairs Workshop
Local Government Financial Reporting Marco Monaco 24 April 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Newcastle
Leadership Academy – Closing Dialogue Margaret Crawford 10 May 2018 NSW Public Service Commission
Local Government Briefing Lawrissa Chan

Reiky Jiang

Michael Kharzoo

25 May 2018 Local Government Conference, Crowe Horwath
Local Government Financial Reporting Lawrissa Chan

Michael Kharzoo

7 June 2018 Office of Local Government Roadshow, Queanbeyan
Local Government Ian Goodwin 7 June 2018 Local Government Professionals Conference
Performance Audit Training Kenia Parsons

Alex Kaiser

18–22 June 2018 Solomon Islands Office of Auditor General (SIOAG)
Audit Program 2018–19 Margaret Crawford

Ian Goodwin

18 June 2018 Transport for NSW – Cluster Leadership Meeting
Provision of External Audit Services Margaret Crawford 19 June 2018 Audit Office of New South Wales