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NSW Council Audit Risk and Improvement Committee - Online Classroom

This training course covers every component of the legislative requirements for NSW Councils relating to audit committees, internal audit and risk management.

You will leave the training with a complete practical guide on what you need to do and how to go about it. Beyond the specifics, you will also understand the rationale and expectations for ARICs.

The training course has content relevant to: 

·         Councillors, either as delegates on ARICs or in relation to their overall governance role

·         Independent Members, current and prospective

·         Council executives

·         Council officers in roles relating to internal audit, finance, governance, risk management, compliance, corporate planning, quality, performance improvement, corporate reporting

·        Council officers providing support to ARICs

Presenter: Stephen Horne GAICD, FGIA, CIA, CRMA, CGAP

Stephen H  

Stephen has already trained over 150 Council staff and Councillors right across NSW on the new requirements and has unparalleled practical experience with Council Audit Risk and Improvement Committees (ARICs). Stephen is an independent member of 10 NSW Council ARICs and is the Chair for 5 of these. He also serves on audit committees for a Victorian Council and 4 NSW Government agencies.

Stephen was a previous CEO of the NSWG Internal Audit Bureau and the NSW Assistant Auditor-General for performance auditing (now being undertaken across NSW Councils).

He is a qualified Company Director, Company Secretary and Internal Auditor. He was also a recent President of IIA Australia, Australia’s delegate on the IIA Global Board, Chair of the IIA’s Global Public Sector Guidance Committee and recently co-authored an Australian 2020 best practice publication on “Effective Internal Auditing in the Public Sector.”


Online Classroom:   This full one day training program will be delivered in two 3 hour lessons (10:30am - 01:30 pm AEST) over two days on 17 and 18 April using Zoom.

Registrations will be strictly limited to 12 participants to allow maximum interaction in the online environment.


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Monday, 17 April 2023 to Tuesday, 18 April 2023
Online Classroom


Overseas Member (ex GST)
Overseas Non-Member (ex GST)

Duration and CPE
2 x 3 Hours, 6.00 hours
For more information please contact Kalpana Dhasan
+61 02 9267 9155