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Audit, Risk and Governance Committee

The Audit, Risk and Governance Committee was established in accordance with Part 7 of the Local Government Act 1995. 

The Audit, Risk and Governance Committee Terms of Reference can be found here


The membership of the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee comprises of all nine Elected Members and two Community Members (yet to be appointed).

Expression of interest for two Community Members

Please Note: Expressions of Interest have now closed.

The Town of Port Hedland is seeking EOI’s from residents who are interested in being involved in the Audit, Risk and Governance Committee. The primary role of the Committee is to assist the Town of Port Hedland Council in liaising with the auditor and overseeing the external audit function and promoting the transparency and accountability of Council’s financial management systems and reporting.

The preferred candidates will be expected to hold a degree in finance or accounting, plus accreditation as a certified public accountant or chartered accountant, as well as experience as an auditor. However knowledge within the areas of finance, governance, risk assessment and/or auditing at a corporate level will also be highly regarded.

You will be required to submit a curriculum to showcase relevant work experience together with a cover letter outlining the reasons for which you would like to become a member of this committee.


The Audit, Risk and Governance Committee generally meets on the first Tuesday of every third month at 5:30pm in Council Chambers.

The schedule for 2017 & 2018 is as follows:

7 December 2017 5:30pm Council Chambers
20 February 2018 5.30pm Council Chambers
6 March 2018 5:30pm Council Chambers
5 June 2018 5:30pm Council Chambers
4 September 2018 5:30pm Council Chambers
4 December 2018 5:30pm Council Chambers

Agendas and Minutes

The agenda for each Committee meeting is made available to the public approximately one week prior to the meeting.

Once the agenda or minutes for each Committee has been uploaded, they can be viewed by clicking the meeting dates above. 

Previous Minutes & Recordings