Weak procurement controls leave councils exposed

Ineffective and inconsistent procurement policies and poor oversight and documentation are hampering Western Australian councils’ procurement controls, an audit has found.

All eight of the councils audited were found to have “shortcomings” in their procurement practices, with most relating to poor controls, processes and documentation for tendering, purchase orders and approvals, according to the audit tabled yesterday.

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