Unique IDAG-0134DescriptionThis agency was created as part of the administrative reorganisation of the Council recommended by the Commissioners who were installed by the State Government in 1987-1988, and which took effect from 1 January 1989.
Prior to 1989, Audit had been a branch of CA 3, Administration Department, 1970-1988. There have been two previous Audit Departments, CA 83, Audit Department I, 1899-1931, and CA 89, Audit Department II, 1938-1971.
In December 1992 Council adopted a consultant's report recommending a further general reorganisation. As part of this Audit was placed under the Office of the General Manager.
The agency is responsible for internal management audits within the Council. Major financial auditing of the annual accounts is carried out by the Office of the NSW Auditor General.
A Lord Mayoral Minute dated 26 June 2001 announced that the internal audit functions would be 'outsourced and strengthened' and would be overseen by a committee chaired by the LM.CreationNSW Gazette, 2 December 1988: Notice pursuant to City of Sydney Act 1988, Schedule 3, Clauses 4, 7AbolitionMinute by the Lord Mayor (Budget Statement 2001-2002) 26 June 2001, p12 'Accountability'.
Start date1st January 1989End date qualifierbyEnd date30th June 2001Relationship legacy dataPRECEDED BY: Administration Department AG-0003 (01/01/1989)
RELATED TO: Sydney City Council OR-0001 (01/01/1989 to 30/06/2001)
RELATED TO: Council administration FN-0026 (01/01/1989 to 30/06/2001) Source System ID134