Audit Risk and Improvement Committee

The objective of the Committee is to provide independent assurance and assistance to the Council on risk management, control, governance, internal audits, organisational performance and external accountability responsibilities.

The Committee’s objectives are supported by obligations under s428A of the Act, for keeping under review the following aspects of the Council’s operations:

  • compliance
  • risk management
  • fraud control
  • financial management
  • governance
  • implementation of the strategic plan, delivery program and strategies
  • service reviews
  • collection of performance measurement data by the council
  • any other matters prescribed by the regulations.

Under the Act the Committee is also to provide information to the Council for the purpose of improving the Council’s performance of its functions.

Expressions of Interest Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee (ARIC) Independent External Members

Narrandera Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from a suitably qualified and experienced person to serve on Council’s Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee (ARIC).

The ARIC is an advisory committee of Council composed of one Councillor and up to three independent members, one of whom will be elected Chair of the committee.

Independent committee members participate on a voluntary basis.

The committee will meet four times each year and will provide independent assurance, oversight and assistance to Council in the areas of risk, control, governance, financial reporting and performance.

Council seeks a person with significant skills, experience and qualifications in one of more of the following disciplines:

  • Corporate governance
  • Accounting, financial management and financial reporting
  • Risk management
  • Local government/public sector administration
  • Internal/external audit
  • Information systems and technology
  • Engineering
  • Audit committee/board membership.

Expressions of Interest close on 4th April 2022.

For further information please contact Craig Taylor on 02 6959 5541.

Completed application forms should be emailed to or posted to the General Manager at Narrandera Shire Council, 141 East St, Narrandera NSW 2700.


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