Event details

Local Government Assurance Forum 2019

The Local Government Assurance Forum is designed for internal audit, risk, compliance and governance professionals working the sector. The forum will equip attendees with insights, strategies and tools to assist their organisations in achieving effective risk management, better governance practices, 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 current business environment, along with a number of technical risk and audit presentations that will get into the practicalities of internal audit methodologies. 

Key issues that will be covered include:

  • Defining the "I" for improvement
  • Office of Local Government Update
  • Financial sustainability drivers - What will drive future local government communities
  • Audit Risk & Improvement Committees - Progress and challenges
  • Auditing Development Applications (DAs)
  • Building your enterprise risk management system
  • The small audit shop challenge - Picking the right audits 
  • Communication skills for assurance professionals
  • Implementing fraud control processes
  • Auditing cyber security risks
  • Building better governance through the internal ombudsman
  • Views from the NSW Auditor-General

Registration is now open, so secure your place early.

Download brochure with full program details.

Conference Fees (pp in AUD)

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Please click REGISTER NOW below for credit card payments.

For Funds Transfer payments and those requiring an invoice, please download the Registration Form  and email the completed form to
conferences@iia.org.au .

For registration of 3 or more, download the registration form ane email the completed form for each person to conferences@iia.org.au to get the discounted rate.


Post Conference Workshop

A post conference workshop is available as a separately bookable session and non-conference attendees are welcome to register. 


WS1 - Leveraging data analytics to improve decision-making

WS2 - Assurance Mapping - Identifying assurance gaps and covering your bases

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Venue and date:

Date: Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: Sydney


SMC Conference & Function Centre

66 Goulburn Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


Status: Available


Early Bird Member: $790.00

Early Bird Non-Member: $860.00

Standard Member: $920.00

Standard Non-Member: $995.00

Duration and CPE: 7.50 hours

For more information please contact Cyrell Castillo

+61 02 9267 9155