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Audit Committee

An independent Audit Committee oversees the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s systems of accountability.

What the Audit Committee does

The Audit Committee provides an independent appraisal of our:

It follows up the recommendations from evaluations and audits and sees that they are implemented.

It also reports to the Secretary General and works with the Comptroller and Auditor General.

The Audit Committee publishes an annual report on its work (download below).

Audit Committee Members

The Audit Committee's membership have backgrounds in audit, risk management, overseas development assistance and public administration. The Committee usually meets at least six times a year. The current members are:




Download the 2016 Annual Report of the Audit Committee

PDF download - 2016 Annual Report of the Audit CommitteeDownload PDF (593KB)