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Public Sector Assurance Forum 2019

Public Sector Internal Audit Conference - 25 July 2019, Canberra

The Public Sector Internal Audit Conference is designed for internal audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals working within the Public sector. The conference will equip attendees with insights, strategies and tools to assist their organisations in achieving effective risk management, quality controls and organisational efficiencies. The program will be structured with a series of high-level sessions to provide broad insights and directions in the sector, along with a number of technical risk and audit presentations.

Key topics that will be addressed included:

  • Ensuring good governance in public sector programs
  • Information security - Keeping cyber risk at bay
  • Lessons learned from Hayne Royal Commission - What is means for CAEs and all internal audit shops
  • Making positive change - The power and influence of the Audit Committee
  • Auditing third party outsourcing arrangements
  • Establishing accountability for legislative compliance
  • Follow-ups - Just as important the audit
  • Building the modern internal plan

Speakers include:

  • Matt Yannopoulos PSM, Chief Operating Officer, Department of Health
  • Michelle Price, Chief Operating Officer, Australian Cyber Security Growth Network Ltd
  • Jon Isaacs, Independent Chair, Audit and Risk Committe, Australian Building & Construction Commission; Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD); NSW State Emergency Service; Government Property of NSW; Health Professopma; Councils Authority; and Independent Member, Audit and Risk Committee, Barangaroo Delivery Authority
  • Leigh Flanigan, Executive Manager - Audit, CSIRO
  • David Aiton PMIIA, General Manager, Internal Audit, Department of Mines, Industry, Regulation and Safety (WA)
  • Greg Rimmer-Hollyman PFIIA CIA QIAL CCSA CFSA CGAP CRMA, Chief Internal Auditor, National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Melissa Grantham PMIIA GradCertIA, Head of Group Operational Risk, Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited

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Conference Fees - Thursday, 25 July 2019
(pp in AUD)

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Post Conference Workshops

Friday, 26 July 2019


Two half day workshops (one in the morning, one in the afternoon) are available as separately bookable sessions and non-conference attendees are welcome to register. See link below for further details:


Workshop 1 - Auditing projects

Workshop 2 - Getting to the bottome of it - Root Cause Analysis


Terms and conditions apply.


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Venue and date:

Date: Thursday, 25 July 2019 - 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM

Location: Canberra


Hyatt Hotel Canberra

120 Commonwealth Avenue

Canberra, ACT 2600


Status: Available


Early Bird - Member: $830.00

Early Bird - Non-member: $995.00

Standard - Member: $935.00

Standard - Non-member: $1,125.00

Duration and CPE: 7.50 hours

For more information please contact Kristina Calisin

+61 2 9267 9155