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A QLD. Audit Office report gives Ipswich City Council an 'F' for fail.

A lack of documentation to support transactions, was one of several financial issues raised by the Queensland Audit Office, about Ipswich City Council.

In its audit of the State's local governments, the office warned "good governance and financial stewardship" was not a priority for many of Queensland's 76 councils.

The Q.T reports the audit singled out the previous operating procedures of Ipswich's Council...as "an example of the consequences of not addressing significant internal control and governance weaknesses".

(Image courtesy of www.qao.qld.gov.au)