The Northern Sydney Local Health District’s internal audit team have won the inaugural Institute of Internal Auditors Australia (IIA) ‘Internal Audit Team of the Year’ for 2022.
The announcement was made at the IIA South Pacific and Asia Conference held in Brisbane.
The award recognises internal audit teams that excel in the provision of internal audit services and recognises leaders in the field in the practice of internal audit within Australia.
The team were found to have exemplified a high level of integrity, skill, expertise and outstanding team performance as part of the judging from the IIA.
NSLHD Director of Internal Audit Louise Derley, who is currently on secondment as the A/Director of the Internal Audit Branch at NSW Health, said it was a privilege to be acknowledged for the work the team have undertaken across the district.
“I’ve been really fortunate to be able to lead such a wonderful team at NSLHD and to have the support we’ve had,” she said.
“This award is a credit to all of the hard work the team has done and it was wonderful to be acknowledged at an international conference.”