Charter and Committee

Charter

The primary purpose of the Office of Audit and Risk Assessment is to provide comprehensive, value added internal audit and risk assessment services to management, encompassing all activities of the University and its related entities.

Our Internal Audit Charter establishes the independence of the Internal Audit function and defines the authority conferred to it by the Western Sydney University Board of Trustees.

Committee

The Audit and Risk Committee (ARC) is a standing committee of the Western Sydney University Board of Trustees. It is responsible to the Board for monitoring the adequacy of internal control systems and review processes and for providing a policy framework for an effective and independent audit and risk management function for the Western Sydney University and its related entities.

Its membership is appointed on a biennial basis by the Board of Trustees and consists of a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 members all of whom are external to (i.e. non-employees of) the University. The Chair is appointed by the Board of Trustees.