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Public Accounts Committee

The Committee plays a key role in public sector accountability. It examines the Government’s use of resources and agencies' financial operations.

It also looks at financial probity and regularity, and focuses on whether agency programs are achieving their aims.

The Committee reviews the Auditor-General's reports to ensure that agencies respond appropriately to the Auditor-General’s recommendations. The Committee reviews the operation of the Audit Office every four years, as well as monitoring and reviewing the operation of the Parliamentary Budget Officer.

The Committee's functions are at section 57 of Government Sector Audit Act 1983. 

Chair: Li, Jason (ALP, LA Member)
Deputy Chair: Barr, Clayton (ALP, LA Member)
Members: Leong, Jenny (GRNS, LA Member)
Regan, Michael (IND, LA Member)
Roberts, Anthony (LIB, LA Member)
Saliba, David (ALP, LA Member)