Victoria’s Auditor-General.

THE state government has reappointed Andrew Greaves as Victoria’s Auditor-General for a second term as recommended by the Victorian Parliament’s multi-party Public Accounts and Estimates Committee.

The Auditor-General is an independent officer of the Parliament with responsibilities for auditing public sector entities, ensuring these entities continue to operate in the best interests of Victorians.

The Victorian Auditor-General’s Office conducts financial and performance audits of state and local government public sector entities.

The role of the Auditor-General fulfils a critical function for the community, aiming to ensure public sector entities are transparent and accountable to the Victorian Parliament. It makes recommendations that aim to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of government organisations and promote confidence in Victoria’s public sector.

Mr Greaves has more than 30 years of experience in public sector auditing at federal, state and local government levels and has served as Victorian Auditor-General since 2016.

Mr Greaves was the Auditor-General of Queensland from 2011 to 2016. From 2003 to 2011, he held various roles at the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, including Assistant Auditor-General (Performance Audit) and Assistant Auditor-General (Financial Audit).

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas said the position of Auditor-General was vital in ensuring that Victoria’s public resources are used efficiently and effectively.