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Internal Audit’s Role (an Audit Committee perspective)

In the past week I participated in a Keynote Panel Discussion for the Annual Public Sector Internal Audit Conference in Canberra, run by the Institute of Internal Auditors. The subject for the panel discussion was ‘Establishing Risk Tolerance – The Audit Committee Perspective’.  During discussion I was asked what it is I seek from internal audit, in my capacity […]

Is it Useful?

This post has been inspired by three recent conversations in which I have posed the question “Is it useful?” and had senior managers in three different organisations look startled and then uncertain. I was taught the value of this ‘Useful’ question several years ago by my Director of Communications.  At the time we had quite […]