Audit Committee

Alexandrina Council has an Audit Committee which provides independent review and advice to Council in relation to the administration’s approach to corporate governance matters.

The Audit Committee is formed under Section 41 of the Local Government Act, 1999 and provides an important independent role between Council, its management and the community.  It has no authority to act independently on behalf of Council.  View the Terms of Reference for the Audit Committee here.

View the Audit Committee - Agenda, Minutes and Attachments below

Objective

The primary objective of the Audit Committee is to add value through the provision of advice to ensure that the resources of Alexandrina Council are being used efficiently and effectively.

It will assist council accomplish its objectives by contributing to a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Members

The committee comprises of one independent member, two Elected Members and Mayor Keith Parkes as Ex Officio.

The independent member is Claudia Goldsmith. The cycle of change of independent members to be appointed midway through the term of Council.

Elected Members are Councillors Michael Farrier and Rex Keily.

Meetings

Meetings are held in the Alexandrina Council Large Meeting Room at 11 Cadell Street, Goolwa on average four times per year, with the schedule of meetings for each year determined by the Audit Committee.