Month: November 2017

Local Government Internal Audit Forum

In November, OCM was delighted to be a major sponsor of the IIA-Australia’s Local Government Internal Audit Forum which focused on the theme of “Better governance – Better communities”

Commissioning and Contestability

John Renshaw leads OCM's Workplace Conduct & Investigation Practice (WCI) and recently presented a segment on his ‘Commissioning and Contestability – Mitigating Risks in a Rapidly Changing Environment’ paper at the 2017 APSAC Conference.

Model Code of Conduct for LGA’s

The Office of Local Government (OLG) is consulting with councils and other stakeholders on changes to the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (the Model Code of Conduct) and the Procedures for the Administration of the Model Code of Conduct for Local Councils in NSW (the Procedures).

Risk Management Indonesia Program

In late October, OCM partnered with QUT to deliver a second short course program, ‘Better Governance – Risk Management for the Public Sector (Indonesia)’ under the Department of Foreign Affairs, Australia Awards in Indonesia (AAI) program.

Recent Work in the Southwestern Pacific

Partnered with the Queensland University of Technology, OCM delivered budget management training and facilitated discussions between Ministers and Officials from the Autonomous Bougainville Government (ABG) and the Government of PNG (GoPNG) for two weeks in October.

Decentralisation in Procurement

A few simple procurement tips may save you headaches in the long run, according to senior procurement professional Rochelle Kirk (Principal, OCM).

About OCM

As one of Australia’s leading and fastest growing advisory and assurance providers, OCM assists organisations enhance their systems and procedures, strengthen controls and improve operating performance.

Our Assurance Services

Organisations and businesses are increasingly challenged to ensure that they have established and maintain effective governance frameworks. In today’s complex operating environment, our assurance experts help management establish the frameworks required to convert opportunities and successfully implement corporate objectives.

Our Procurement Services

In today’s complex global environment, our experienced procurement practitioners help organisations procure smarter through the ‘Plan, Source, Manage’ cycle.

Our GRC Services

Rapid changes in the business, technology, and regulatory environments continuously challenge GRC programs. OCM has the knowledge and skill to assist management and boards to develop, implement and manage frameworks to suit their risk appetite.