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5.2 Audit committee charter

The Agency’s Board has established the Audit Committee to assist the Board to oversee its responsibilities and legislative obligations as the Agency’s Accountable Authority under:

  • section 45 of the PGPA Act
  • section 17 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule)
  • the NDIS Act.

The Charter details the Committee’s purpose, to oversee the appropriateness of the Agency’s:

  • management of the internal and external audit processes
  • financial reporting processes
  • performance reporting processes
  • system of risk oversight and management
  • system of internal control
  • process for monitoring compliance with laws and regulations and the Code of Conduct.

The Audit Committee Charter is available to view at https://www.ndis.gov.au/media/2466/download