Public Authorities and Territory Owned Corporations
ACT Audit Office
The Auditor-General is responsible for the audit of all ACT public sector agencies.
The main functions of the ACT Audit Office, as set out in the Auditor-General Act 1996, are:
- to promote public accountability in the public administration of the Territory;
- to audit annual financial statements of the Territory, departments and Territory authorities; and
- to conduct performance audits.
ACT Electoral Commission
The ACT Electoral Commission, known as Elections ACT, is an independent statutory authority responsible for conducting elections and referendums for the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly. Our mission is to provide the ACT community with high quality electoral services that ensure fair and open elections and referendums.
ACT Teacher Quality Institute
The ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) is an independent statutory authority established to build the professional standing of ACT teachers and to enhance the community’s confidence in the teaching profession through professional regulation and practical initiatives to raise teacher quality.
Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission
The Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission (the Commission) is a statutory body set up to regulate prices, access to infrastructure services and other matters in relation to regulated industries and to investigate competitive neutrality complaints and government-regulated activities. The ICRC also has responsibility for licensing utility services and ensuring compliance with licence conditions.