Coronavirus update 13 March 2020

COVID-19 restrictions: what's closed and what's open.

Some of our services may be closed or have different hours for the public holiday on Friday 23 October.

Council's Audit and Risk Committee oversees and monitors the effectiveness of Council in carrying out its responsibilities for:

  • accountable financial management
  • good corporate governance
  • maintaining a system of internal controls
  • risk management
  • fostering an ethical environment.

The Committee reports to Council as an Advisory Committee and meets as needed, but at least four times per year.

Matters commonly discussed at the meetings include:

  • internal and external audit reports
  • implementation status of audit recommendations
  • financial statements
  • internal audit performance data
  • updates from the Fraud Control Group and Risk Executive Group
  • reports relating to governance, legislative compliance and information technology
  • other reports from Council officers.


The Audit Committee comprises 2 Councillors and 3 independent members.

Councillor members:

Cr Lisa Hollingsworth

Cr Cynthia Watson, Mayor of Boroondara

Independent members:

Mr Andrew Dix

Ms Claire Filson

Ms Freya Marsden

The Chief Executive Officer, Director Customer Experience and Business Transformation, and Internal Auditor attend all meetings, but are not voting members.

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