Audit and Risk Committee

What does the Audit Committee do?

The Audit Committee provides objective advice and assistance to Yarra City Council and our Chief Executive Officer on our risks, controls and compliance framework, and its external accountability and responsibilities.

The work of the Audit Committee provides the organisation with the highest standards of governance and risk management with regard to the resilience and sustainability of our operations, services and finances.

Audit Committee Charter

You can download and read the Audit Committee Charter.

Who are the members of this committee?

  • Cr Misha Coleman
  • Cr James Searle

The independent members are:

  • Helen Lanyon, (Chair), FCPA, appointed 2017
  • David Ashmore, CA, FCA, appointed 2015
  • Vincent Philpott, CMIIA CIA CCSA, appointed 2015

If you would like any further information call Yarra City Council on 9205 5555 or email