Public sector

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Commonwealth audit committees – apply for membership

Changes to the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 require Commonwealth audit committees to 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. 

For senior CPA members this is an opportunity to offer your broader business knowledge and experience and expand your professional networks. 

Contact us to register: [email protected]

Information and resources about the not-for-profit sector

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". 

CPAs have a critical role to play in the sector, providing financial rigour and strategic insight to improve community service delivery.

If you have a public sector related enquiry or would like to offer feedback, please contact us at [email protected]

Pro Bono Australia's Salary Survey

Since 2013, the Pro Bono Salary Survey has been helping not-for-profits by mapping out trends and offering in-depth insight and analysis, allowing individuals and organisations to effectively benchmark their remuneration practices. CPA Australia members receive 20 per cent off the purchase price of the report by entering the code CPAMEMBER at checkout.

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ANU: Public Sector Governance in Australia, 2012

A comprehensive theoretical and empirical work on governance in the Commonwealth public sector, addressing issues that emerged under the Howard government and their handling under the subsequent Rudd and Gillard governments.