Welcome to the Office of the Auditor General for Western Australia

Our mission is to serve the public interest through independent auditing and reporting on State and local government finances and performance.

Better practice guidance

We develop better practice guidance to help the Western Australian public sector perform efficiently and effectively. Our latest guidance includes:
• staff exit controls
• grants administration
• preparing financial statements.

View Better practice guidance

Do you have an audit topic you’d like the Office to consider?


Do you have a strong understanding of procurement and contract processes and an interest in supporting facilities and fleet management? We're looking for a Contracts and Facilities Officer. Find out more: https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=289913

We are looking for someone with a curious disposition and a background in auditing or financial investigations for our new Principal Forensic Auditor position. Applications close 17 January. Find out more: https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=289722

Audit on cycling in the Perth area finds State entities have made improvements since 2015 but principal paths are still incomplete & a centralised crash & hazard tool is required. LGs have plans to encourage cycling but some are building paths narrower than better practice.

Our Australian first Forensic Audit unit, established to help build public sector fraud resilience, has tabled its first report in Parliament outlining its objectives and functions. Read more at http://audit.wa.gov.au


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