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Risk and Audit Committee

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This page contains information about the Risk and Audit Committee, its purpose, terms of reference and Councillor membership.
Updated: 12/08/2020 8:41 a.m.



Independent chair.


Her Worship the Mayor Sheryl Mai

Councillors Gavin Benney, Vince Cocurullo, Nicholas Connop, Ken Couper, Tricia Cutforth, Shelley Deeming, Jayne Golightly, Phil Halse, Greg Innes, Greg Martin, Anna Murphy, Carol Peters, Simon Reid






To provide assurance to Council that robust, independent and operationally effective controls around operational and financial management practices are in place.

To provide oversight of the risk management of internal controls including but not limited to:

  • Risk management framework
  • Operational risk management
  • Financial risk management
  • Health and safety risk management
  • Compliance with legislation


(i) All powers necessary to perform the committee’s responsibilities, including:

  • (a) establishment of working parties or steering groups.

Terms of Reference

Committee Terms of Reference [1.22mb]

This document contains further explanation of the committee's purpose and responsibilities.



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