Busselton Water Best Practice Agency

Busselton Water’s Business Services team was named as a Best Practice Agency by the WA Auditor General for the third consecutive year. Image supplied.
Busselton Water’s Business Services team was named as a Best Practice Agency by the WA Auditor General for the third consecutive year. Image supplied.

Busselton Water has been named a 2017 Best Practice Agency by the Western Australian Auditor General for the third consecutive year.

The accolade recognised the corporation’s financial reporting and controls.

Busselton Water is one of only 20 small agencies to receive the honour.

The Auditor General reviewed of 158 state government corporations, departments, statutory authorities and agencies.

Each agency was assessed against a number of criteria including the standard of financial statements and timeliness of providing their reports.

Busselton Water chief executive officer Chris Elliott said he was delighted with the achievement.

“It is a terrific way to top off a year where we achieved some outstanding results right across the business, including receiving a number of safety awards, growing of our customer base to more than 13,000 for the first time, and implementing a raft of technological improvements right across our operations,” he said.

“This most recent recognition by the Auditor General underlines our strong commitment to delivering water services safely, efficiently, and sustainably and in collaboration with our customers.”