LGNSW Learning and Development

This course is available via:


Interactive online
Remote learning tailored to your council


In-house face to face
Delivered at your council


Member calendar training
Either face-to-face or interactive online for individual participants


Learning and Development

Phone: 02 9242 4081
[email protected]

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Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee Training

Price: $462 incl GST
Duration: 9.00am - 12.30pm

The program will assist NSW councils to implement the new risk management and internal audit framework.

Office of Local Government is currently finalising a discussion paper proposing a mandatory risk management and internal audit framework.  It is being developed in close consultation with:

  • NSW Treasury
  • Department of Finance, Services & Innovation (DFSI)
  • Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
  • NSW Audit Office
  • Local Government Internal Audit Network Executive

Who should attend?

  • Existing independent members of a committee
  • Councillors already on an audit committee or intending to be on one
  • Senior council staff – GM/CEO, CFO, directors who are already on a committee or intending to create a committee


  • Local Government Audit Committee
  • Formal requirements
  • Local Government Legislation
  • Meeting Procedures
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Improvement
  • Financial Statements
  • Managing the external audit relationship

The facilitator will use group discussions and council related case studies.

Local Government NSW has a range of experienced facilitators who use discussions, case studies and local government-oriented examples to help transfer learning to the workplace. Facilitator details will be available prior to the course.