public sector

Tools, templates and resources to help you in your profession

CPAs working in the public sector face unprecedented change amidst a backdrop of tightening revenues, increasing demand for services and an expectation to "do more with less". They have a critical role to play in developing and implementing strategy based on financial rigour and strategic insight to improve community service delivery.  

Access our range of resources, training and events to help you excel in this challenging environment.

Public Sector Network provides updates on the government, not-for-profit, community and member volunteering spaces.
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Pro bono

Pro Bono Australia's Salary Survey

The 2017 Salary Survey provides practical information on selecting appropriate benchmarks and building a remuneration framework for Australia’s social sector. As a member of CPA Australia you receive 20 per cent off the purchase price by entering the code CPAMEMBER at checkout.
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Performance audit

Performance Audit

Performance auditing is widely accepted by public sector organisations as central to good governance. 
Read a critical review of the scope and practice of performance auditing in Australia.
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Commonwealth audit committees

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Recent changes to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 require that, from Wednesday 1 July, Commonwealth audit committees must have a majority of independent members. 

As Australia’s largest peak accounting body, we are assisting with the identification and shortlisting of potential candidates for a position on a Commonwealth audit committee. Senior CPA members looking to offer their broader business knowledge and experience and expand their professional networks can register via

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