|Terms of Reference:||The Public Accounts Committee will examine and report on:
1. Current accountability mechanisms for local government in Western Australia, including finance, probity and performance;
2. The capacity of the Department of Local Government and Regional Development to examine local government finance, probity and performance issues;
3. Whether the State Auditor General should have a role in local government audit processes; and
4. Other matters deemed relevant by the Committee.
This discussion paper provides background information related to the Inquiry and is particularly intended for individuals. local governments and other organisations considering providing submissions to the Committee.