The Office of the Auditor General’s (OAG) is the "watchdog" of public spending in the Cayman Islands. It is lead by the Auditor General whose role and responsibilities are set out in the Cayman Islands Constitution and the Public Management and Finance Law. The OAG carries out its duties on behalf of the Legislative Assembly and ultimately the people of the Cayman Islands.
By reporting the results of our audits to the Legislative Assembly, we help hold government and public bodies to account for the way they use public money, thereby safeguarding the interests of citizens. In addition, our work aims to help public service managers improve performance and service delivery.
The AG recently attended the CAROSAI Congress in Trinidad, at which public sector auditors from across the Caribbean discussed topics around the theme of "collaboration to promote best audit practices". Please follow the link to press releases for mo...
03 201311:33 am
The Auditor General has issued a short press release with respect to the recent events at the Electricity Regulatory Authority.
03 201311:33 am
The Auditor General has issued a short press release with respect to the allegations being raised at the Airports Authority.
02 20131:23 pm
The Auditor General is attending a meeting of the Caribbean Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions in Paramaribo, Suriname between 12 and 14 November. The meeting is to discuss and move forward the implementation of new auditing standards (the IS...
11 201211:33 am
The OAG published today (8 November 2012) its annual reports for the years ending 30 June 2011 and 2012. The reports provide an assessment of the activities and performance of the OAG over these two years. They also include the OAG's financial statem...
11 20129:05 am
The Auditor General today (25 October 2012) released his latest report on financial and performance reporting. It reports the the latest position on the progress that has been made in preparing and reporting timely and accurate financial information ...
10 201212:48 pm
The OAG has published its latest proactive disclosures for the 6 months to 30 June 2012
08 20121:11 pm
The Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, made public today his performance audit report on the Government’s “Management of Major Capital Projects”. In his report, Mr. Swarbrick assesses how well the Government manages approximately 25% or abou...
07 201212:11 pm
As the second anniversary of taking up his appointment approaches the Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, discusses the role of the public sector auditor of the Cayman Islands.
07 20122:00 pm
The Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, made public today a follow-up report on his Office’s February 2010 audit of Fuel Card Usage and Management. The report, based on work performed by the Government’s Internal Audit Unit in August 2011, also ...
06 201211:09 am
The Auditor General today (23 may 2012) released two reports: a performance audit report on the management of overseas medical expenditures; and a public interest report on road paving expenditure in Cayman Brac.
05 20122:32 pm
The Auditor General is attending the CAROSAI strategic planning meeting in Jamaica from 7 to 9 May
05 20125:29 pm
The Auditor General was appointed to the Auditor Oversight Authority on 2 May in line with the Auditor Oversight Law 2011
05 20122:47 pm
The OAG has published its latest proactive disclosures for the 6 months to 31 December 2011 on its website
02 20129:05 am
The OAG celebrates the success of Wallace Ng'ang'a on the successful completion of the Certificate in International Public Sector Financial Reporting
02 201212:08 pm
The Auditor General is attending the CAROSAI Master Class and Meeting in St. John's Antigua on 1st and 2nd February.
01 20122:58 pm
The Auditor General today (10 January 2012) released his latest report on financial and performance reporting. It reports the position as at 2 December 2011, and it reports the progress that has been made since he last reported on the position as at ...
01 201210:37 am
A request was made for copies of all items of correspondence or any other written records (emails, minutes of meetings, etc.) relating to the production of the Auditor General's report into Operation Tempura.
12 201111:04 am
The Auditor General attended an IDI/CAROSAI training event on risk based financial auditing in Grenada in early November. He has been the subject matter expert for the development of this training programme.
11 201111:42 am
Public sector employees and the public are invited to meet the Auditor General and his staff, and have a “tour” of the new website at an open house to be held on November 2, 2011 between 1.00pm and 4.00pm at the Office of the Auditor General, 3rd...
11 201110:55 am
The OAG has launched its new website which is designed to provide interested parties with relevant information about the work and operations of the OAG. The OAG sees its new website as a key tool in disseminating information about its work and provid...
10 20118:51 am
After consultation with key stakeholders the OAG has finalised it plan of performance audits for the next 18 months along with a list of other topics that it will be monitoring and considering for audit in the future
10 201110:21 am
The OAG has completed the development of its strategic plan - Making a Difference - which covers the period 2011 to 2013. This sets out the strategic priorities and goads of the OAG over this period.
10 20112:24 pm
09 20118:30 am
The Auditor General attended the Commonwealth Auditor General's conference in April 2011, which was hosted by the Auditor general of Namibia.
09 20112:04 pm
The Auditor General recently attended the INTOSAI capacity Building Sub Committee meeting in London on behalf of CAROSAI
09 20113:05 pm
The UCCI held a conference on Leadership, Governance and Empowerment in the Caribbean in March 2011 at which he Auditor General presented a paper on "Effective Public Sector Governance and How External Public Auditing Supports It"
09 201110:15 am