Information on the reforms, including a guide for local governments and auditors, is provided in Circular 16-2017, which is available on the Department's website.
accordance with the Amendment Act, a list of audit contract expiry
dates will be published on the Department's website. This information is
currently being finalised and is expected to be available by the end of
The Department is also finalising the supporting regulations, which includes amendments to the Local Government (Audit) Regulations 1996 and Local Government (Financial Management) Regulations 1996.
Information on the proposed amendments can be viewed in the guide attached to Circular 16-2017.
Duncan Ord OAM Director General1 November 2017