The legislature and audit in Australia Why is there an Auditor-General? What standards does the Auditor-General apply? Money for audits The special case of performance audits What happens to audit opinions? The Australian model of public sector audit summarised Why and how can a legislature use audit? What are the purposes of public sector audit? Should public sector audit be at the front? Who should pay for audits? What are the different kinds of audits? How do audits lead to change? : living with two masters-the clientand the auditee What freedom should the legislature permit the SAI to have? The planning, conduct, and reporting of audits How can the SAI reduce costs and increase its impact when it conducts two kinds of audits? The legal basis for audits summarised The next steps.
Bibliography, etc. Note
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