Services to the profession

Appendix four


Audit Office staff were members of the following committees, professional associations, panels or working parties.

Margaret Crawford Australian Institute of Company Directors – Fellow
Tony Whitfield International Governance and Performance Research Centre – Advisory Panel
Ian Goodwin Chartered Accountants, Australia and New Zealand – ACT Regional Councillor
Alison Gatt Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Sydney Research Group – Member

Macquarie University Departmental Advisory Board – Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance – Member

Kathrina Lo Law Society of New South Wales – Member
Steven Martin Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Accounting, Assurance and Governance Discussion Group
Bola Oyetunji Global Association of Risk Professionals

Financial Services Institute of Australasia

Scott Stanton CPA Australia – NSW Division, Divisional Councillor

CPA Australia – NSW Divisional Council, Divisional Council Liaison Member NSW Public Sector Committee

Ashwar Kumaraguru Information Systems Audit and Control Association – Member
Chris Giumelli CPA Australia – Public Sector Committee, Chair and Member
Barry Li CPA Australia – Chair of the Young Professionals Committee (NSW)



Audit Office staff contributed to these professional publications, resources and qualification programs.

Alison Gatt  Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand – Member Advisory Panel Audit and Assurance Module


Submissions to professional bodies

The Audit Office contributes to the collaborative effort of all Australian audit offices by helping to develop responses to professional bodies on pronouncements exposed for comment. We have prepared or contributed to the following responses by the Australasian Council of Auditors-General.


AASB – Australian Accounting Standard Board

Fatal-Flaw Review Drafts AASB 10XX ‘Income of Not-for-Profit Entities’

AASB 2016-X Amendments to Australian Accounting Standards – ‘Australian Implementation Guidance for Not-for-Profit Entities’

21 October 2016
AASB’s Tentative Agenda Decision ‘Materiality of Key Management Personnel Related Party Transactions for Public Sector Entities’ 21 February 2017
Fatal-Flaw Review Draft AASB 10XY ‘Service Concession Arrangements: Grantors’ 17 March 2017
Exposure Draft ED 277 ‘Reduced Disclosure Requirements for Tier 2 Entities’ 26 May 2017
AUASB – Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
Exposure Draft 04/16 – Proposed Standard on Assurance Engagements ASAE 3100 ‘Compliance Engagements’ 19 October 2016



Audit Office staff gave the following presentations to various professional auditing and accounting, and other audiences.

Title Presenter(s) Date Who
Innovation in auditing using data analytics Margaret Crawford 11 October 2016 CPA Congress
Public sector audits – do they really make a difference? Margaret Crawford 18 November 2016 CPA Congress
Role of the Auditor-General Margaret Crawford 28 November 2016 Ernst & Young
Panel discussion at Treasury – Public Sector Financial Reporting Ian Goodwin 10 February 2017 Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Celebrating women’s achievements in business and leadership Margaret Crawford 9 March 2017 CPA Australia
Annual Report of the Year Award acceptance speech Ian Goodwin 21 June 2017 Australasian Reporting Awards Gala Presentation Event