Value through assurance.

Our Business

Yardstick Advisory is a Canberra-based advisory firm that specialises in providing a range of assurance, integrity, investigation, risk and other professional services in complex, high-risk and sensitive environments. We adopt a precise risk-based methodology focused on understanding what can impact the achievement of your objectives.

Our People

Our team works to give you the benefit of our extensive public sector experience, our comprehensive subject-matter knowledge and contemporary insights across industry. We achieve this by delivering and employing highly-qualified engagement teams with unique experience – including ex Big 4 senior personnel and public sector Senior Executives.

Our Values

  • Humility
  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Excellence (professional competence)
  • Confidentiality and trust



  • Internal audit (performance and compliance)
  • Audit committee advisory, training and support
  • Grant and program assurance and compliance
  • Compliance frameworks

Fraud Prevention and Response

  • Fraud investigations
  • Misconduct investigations
  • Fraud control planning
  • Fraud risk assessments
  • Fraud awareness training

Risk Management

  • Risk management frameworks
  • Risk management advisory and training
  • Risk management maturity assessment
  • Risk assessments (full spectrum)
  • Business continuity

Accounting, Financial Management and CFO Advisory

  • Project and management accounting
  • Financial accounting, reporting and budgeting
  • Asset management
  • CFO advisory
  • Finance operating model