Audit and Risk Committee

The Rural City of Wangaratta’s Audit and Risk Committee is established under Section 53 of the Local Government Act 2020 (Vic) to provide a structured, independent and systematic oversight of Council’s governance, risk management and internal controls, which includes Council's financial reporting processes, systems of internal control, audit processes and the monitoring of compliance with legislation, regulations and the Councillor Code of Conduct(PDF, 618KB).

Audit and Risk Committee meetings are closed to the public and minutes are not publicly available. A summary report will be provided to Council after every meeting and this report is publicly available within Council meeting papers.

Meetings are held five times a year and the Committee consists of four independent members and two Councillors:

Council's auditors are:

  •  AFS & Associates - Internal Auditors
  •  Crowe - External Auditors (appointed by the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office)

Audit and risk committee charter.pdf(PDF, 264KB)

Councillor code of conduct.pdf(PDF, 618KB)