Annual General Meeting
At the AGM of the IIA-Australia held on the 15 May 2013 the following members were elected as Directors – Cathy Blunt, Len Gainsford, Mark Harrison, Stephen Horne, Lee Sullivan. The office-bearers for 2013/2014 were announced as Stephen Horne (President and Chairman of the Board), Lee Sullivan and Dave Barry, vice Presidents.
Call for nominations for the Tasmania Chapter Council now open. More…
CIA – Important News
Currently registered in the CIA program? Please read about some changes that may affect you. More…
Appointment of New CEO
The IIA-Australia Board welcomes Peter Jones as the new CEO who commenced with the IIA-Australia on Monday 15 April 2013. Peter is located in the National Office in Sydney and brings to the IIA-Australia a wealth of association and management experience.
He has worked with the Institute of Actuaries of Australia, Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia) and concurrently held senior leadership roles within the Department of Defence.
Achieving High Performance in Internal Audit
Protiviti and the Institute of Internal Auditors – Australia have continued their comprehensive research program into developments and trends in the internal audit profession in Australia.
Now in its fifth year, the 2013 edition surveyed Chief Audit Executives (CAEs) from organisations across the listed, unlisted, government and not for profit sectors. To view the report click here.
2013 International Conference 14-17 July 2013, Orlando USA
This year’s International Conference features 77 concurrent sessions, a Spanish-language track, six keynote sessions, a welcome reception and gala event, and pre-conference sessions. More.....
Seven Attributes of Highly Effective Internal Auditors
As the evolution of the internal audit function accelerates, the portfolio of skills and attributes that determine professional success transform. In this forward-thinking and timely whitepaper, IIA President and CEO Richard Chambers and Robert Half International Senior Executive Director Paul McDonald outline the seven attributes of a highly effective internal auditor in today's evolving business environment. More.... Upcoming Courses Fundamentals of Internal Auditing | PERTH
Wednesday 5 June to Friday 7 June | More info | BOOK NOW
Through team exercises, group discussion and lectures, attendees will gain a foundation of knowledge that will allow them to properly prepare for and conduct a successful audit, using preliminary surveys and evidence-gathering techniques. Developing an Effective Risk Management Framework | MELBOURNE
Friday 14 June | More info | BOOK NOW
This course aims to provide practical guidance and detailed steps to assist those involved with internal audit to further develop and improve the performance and effectiveness of risk management in their organisation.
Report Writing for Internal Auditors | CANBERRA
Monday 17 June to Tuesday 18 June | More info | BOOK NOW
Persuasive communication is an essential skill for internal auditors at all levels, and high quality audit reports are a key communication tool.
Fraud Risk and Control | SYDNEY
Wednesday 19 June | More info | BOOK NOW
The days of simply reacting to fraud and corruption once it has occurred have passed. Directors and Australian Standards expect organisations to have effective measures in place to prevent, detect and investigate fraud and corruption.
Many organisations are reliant on the delivery of non-core services through outsourcing initiatives. However, the negotiation of an outsourcing contract can prove fraught, and the value of outsourced facilities can be questionable.
Conducting Fraud Investigations | SYDNEY
Thursday 20 June to Friday 21 June | More info | BOOK NOW
Evidence suggests that organisations with an internal audit function are more likely to detect fraud. Undertaking investigations properly helps ensure that all evidence is found and preserved, that the evidence becomes admissible in a court of law and that the process is fair to all of those involved including the investigator.
Assurance Mapping | SYDNEY
Friday 28 June| More info | BOOK NOW
The most fundamental concept in auditing today is that every audit must be a risk-based audit. There are levels of complexity in ensuring that audits are truly risk-based, extending way beyond sample size issues. This course will help ensure that you can make your audits true risk-based audits that will comply with international audit standards. The 2 day course will help auditors to align their organisation’s strategies, vision, and values with the internal audit process.