Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

The Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee (ARIC) is an advisory committee that promotes good corporate governance and provides independent assurance and assistance to the General Manager and elected Council on:

  • Compliance,
  • Risk management,
  • Fraud control,
  • Financial management,
  • Governance,
  • Implementation of the Integrated Planning and Reporting (IP&R) framework,
  • Service reviews,
  • Collection of performance management data by Council, and
  • Any other matters prescribed by legislation. 

The ARIC meets at least four times each year.

Membership of the ARIC comprises three Independent Voting Members and one Non-Voting Councillor Delegate.  The current members are:

  • Mr Stephen Horne (Independent Prequalified Voting Chair),
  • Dr Meredith Caelli (Independent Voting Member),
  • Mr Tony Harb (Independent Voting Member), and
  • Cr Jacob Cass (Non-Voting Councillor Delegate).

Councillor Marg Applebee is the Alternate Councillor Delegate.