The Tasmanian Audit Office operates under a Service Charter that details the duties and responsibilities of the Office and the methods employed. It also sets out the service commitments of the Tasmanian Audit Office and the mechanisms through which performance is evaluated and improved.
The Charter is currently being revised.
Code of Ethics
Values and Ideals Subscribed to by the staff of the Tasmanian Audit Office
We will act with professional responsibility and integrity in our dealings with stakeholders, clients, colleagues and the community generally. We acknowledge that:
We will at all times safeguard the interests of the Office and our clients, ensuring that we and they do not conflict with the duties and loyalties owed to the community and its laws.
We will act in a manner that is free from prejudice, conflict of interest and bias.
We will operate at all times in a manner that is professional, honest, fair, equitable and which engenders a sense of trust in all our colleagues and clients.
We will be honest in our dealings with our clients, our colleagues and to Parliament.
We will carry out our duties impartially and without fear or favour so as to maintain the independence of the Office.
Respect for People
We will conduct ourselves professionally and show respect and courtesy to all our colleagues, clients and those who have dealings with us.
We will maintain the relevant skills and knowledge to enable us to undertake our work.
We will respect the confidentiality of information acquired in the course of our work.