The objective of the ARIC is to provide independent assurance to the Council by monitoring, reviewing and providing advice about the Council governance processes, compliance, risk management and control frameworks, external accountability obligations and overall performance.
The ARIC is to be independent to ensure it has no real or perceived bias or conflicts of interest that may interfere with its ability to act independently and to provide the Council with robust, objective and unbiased advice and assurance.
The ARIC is to have an advisory and assurance role only and is to exercise no administrative functions, delegated financial responsibilities or any management functions of the Council. The ARIC provides independent advice to the Council that is informed by the Council internal audit and risk management activities and information and advice provided by staff, relevant external bodies and subject matter experts.
Audit Risk & Improvement Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 605KB) (Adopted 2023)
Internal Audit Charter(PDF, 488KB) (Adopted 2023)
12 January 2024 | Special ARIC Minutes(PDF, 880KB)
27 November 2023 | Ordinary ARIC Minutes(PDF, 754KB)