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.

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