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Audit Committee

The Audit Committee provides independent advice and assistance to the Director on the CDPP’s financial and performance reporting responsibilities, system of risk oversight and management, and system of internal control under the PGPA Act and Rule and is consistent with the Audit Committee Charter, which is available on our website at www.cdpp.gov.au/ publications.

The Committee is chaired by independent member, Mr Ken Moore, and includes two independent members. CDPP representatives who attend regular meetings are the Commonwealth Solicitor for Public Prosecutions, the Chief Corporate Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Assistant Director Administrative Support and Governance and the Chief Audit Executive. One senior CDPP officer also attends the meetings as an observer. Representatives from the Australian National Audit Office and other presenting officers attend meetings to address particular agenda items or as agreed with the Chair.

Figure 4: PGPA rule section 17ag(2a)(b)-(e)—audit committee

MEMBER NAME

QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR EXPERIENCE (INCLUDE FORMAL AND INFORMAL AS RELEVANT)

NUMBER OF MEETINGS ATTENDED/ TOTAL NUMBER OF MEETINGS

TOTAL ANNUAL REMUNERATION

Mr Ken Moore (Chair)

Bachelor of Arts (Economics/Accounting) Fellow CPA Australia

Fellow Australian Institute of Company Directors

Member of two federal and territory government agency audit committees and a federal government agency client services committee

Holds directorships for two organisations

Previously held a number of SES positions in the Australian Public Service

4/4

$13,200

Mr Ian Govey

Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Bachelor of Economics

Fellow Australian Academy of Law

Chair of a Federal Court audit committee and chair of a private sector compliance committee

Director of two not for profit companies

Previously Head of the Australian Government Solicitor and held a number of SES positions in the Australian Public Service

4/4

$13,200

Ms Gabrielle Drennan

Bachelor of Legal Studies Extensive experience as a lawyer

Previously held SES positions, in both state and federal public services

Previously held Registrar positions in a state Superior Court

4/4

$13,200