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Being prepared for 30 June

Auditors in Australia don’t fear 30 June, our financial year-end, but it signals financial report preparation time and consequent audits. My Office has been busy in recent months and weeks completing financial audit plans, interim audits and what are commonly …

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June: Report and Forum

The month of June was particularly busy for the TAO highlighted by tabling the final, volume 5, in our series of financial audit reports for the 2013-14 financial reporting cycle and preparation for, and delivery of, our annual forum for …

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Reflections on reports and upcoming audits

Recent time spent on annual leave provided an opportunity to reflect on recent reports on ICT security and TMAG and to prepare for my involvement on an internal audit of costs incurred by Alderman at Hobart City Council. Recommendations made …

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Tasmanian Audit Office

The Tasmanian Audit Office is an independent agency charged with upholding public integrity in Tasmania.

The Office assists the Auditor-General to provide an independent view of the financial and operational performance of State entities. The new Audit Act 2008 (Audit Act) sets out the Auditor- General’s functions, mandate and powers. Our Four Year Strategic Plan called “Making A Difference” and the associated annual plans, of which this plan forms a part, respond to our legislated responsibilities.

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Below is a short video of the Auditor-General, Mike Blake, providing an overview of the role of the Tasmanian Audit Office.