Breaking News: ASX Corporate Governance Council acknowledges need for Internal Audit
The Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia is very pleased to inform all IIA-Australia members of the launch of the Third Edition of the ASX Corporate Governance Council Guidelines and Recommendations for listed entities. Specifically, we would like to draw your attention to the new recommendation 7.3 which highlights the need for internal audit functions for listed organisations. Click here
for more information. Bob McDonald Award 2014
During SOPAC 2014, the Bob McDonald Award was presented to David Lawler. More…. 2014 GradCertIA Excellence Award winners
The winners of the inaugural GradCertIA Excellence Awards were announced at the SOPAC 2014 gala dinner on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 in Melbourne.
These awards were created to reward individual excellence in candidates completing the GradCertIA
and aim to:
. Encourage high level achievement
. Recognise excellence and commitment
. Provide a platform for professional advancement.
The GradCertIA Best Overall Excellence Award, proudly sponsored by Westpac Banking Corporation, was awarded to the student who excelled across all four modules of the GradCertIA throughout their study.
This was presented to:
Bree Hogan, Senior Compliance Analyst, Telstra Corporation
The second award announced was the GradCertIA Achievement Award, proudly sponsored by Insurance Australia Group. This award acknowledges a student who has shown the greatest improvement over their course of study.
This was presented to:
Sheila Bulandran, Senior Internal Auditor, Capricorn Society Ltd
We wish to congratulations both our winners for this great achievement. Benchmarking Report 2014
For the past six years, the Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia (IIA-Australia) and Protiviti have conducted comprehensive surveys of the internal audit profession to identify trends and developments. In 2014, our research continues to explore the fundamental themes of internal audit independence, value and service quality.
The 2014 study is based on the combined results of a quantitative survey of approximately 70 Audit Committee Members, with the added depth of qualitative feedback gained through holding separate roundtable discussions with select Audit Committee Chairs. Click here to read the Benchmarking Report 2014
. COSO Releases New Thought Leader Paper
Improving Organizational Performance and Governance: How the COSO Frameworks Can Help, has been developed to illustrate how the enterprise risk management (ERM) and internal control frameworks can contribute to enhancing organizational performance and governance for sustainable success. More……