Audit and Risk Management

Whitsunday Regional Council Audit Committee

The role of the Whitsunday Regional Council Audit Committee, is to provide independent assurance and assistance to the Council on:

- The risk, control and compliance framework;- Council's Enterprise Risk Register;
- Council's Risk Management Systems; and
- Council's external accountability responsibilities as prescribed in the Local Government Act 2009 and the Local Government Regulations 2012.

The committee does not replace or replicate established management responsibilities and delegations, the responsibilities of other executive management groups within Whitsunday Regional Council, or the reporting lines and responsibilities of external audit functions.

The committee will provide prompt and constructive reports on its findings directly to Council, as required by legislation.

The committee is directly responsible and accountable to the full Council for the exercise of its duties and responsibilities. In carrying out its duties and responsibilities, the committee must at all times recognise that primary responsibility for management of the Whitsunday Regional Council rests with the Chief Executive Officer.

For further details in relation to the Audit Committee of the Whitsunday Regional Council, please view the Audit Committee Charter.

Position Vacant - Appointment of Two External Independent Members

Whitsunday Regional Council is seeking to appoint two members of the community to the role of external independent member with the Whitsunday Regional Council Audit Committee. The appointment will be for a period of three years.

The Audit Committee is an active advisory committee that reviews and reports to Council on corporate governance and strategies, internal controls, financial accountability, risk management and internal and external audit requirements.

This is a paid position in accordance with the Whitsunday Regional Council Audit Committee Charter.

Enquiries can be referred to Mr Paul Fendley, Executive Officer Strategy & Governance on (07) 4945 0200.

Please submit your application through Council’s Recruitment Website
Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 5 April 2017.

  1. P  07 4945 0200

    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    52 Main Street, Proserpine
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