Audit completion rate drops to 9%

By Dan Peters | 12 October 2021

Just 9% of local government bodies’ 2020-21 audits were completed by the end of September target date, according to the latest data.

The figure is a massive drop compared to the 45% of 2019-20 audits and 57% of 2018-19 audits completed by the respective target dates of 30 November 2020 and 31 July 2019.

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