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Warwick Spargo
Partner - Melbourne


Warwick is a Partner of the Audit & Assurance division in Melbourne. Warwick is a public sector specialist with over 28 years providing external and internal audit services to the public sector organisations. Warwick is one of largest providers of external services to the Auditors-General of Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. These assignments cover some of the largest public financial corporations with over $50bn in assets held. Warwick also provides consulting and internal audit advice to the education and water sector, serving previously on the council of a victorian university. 

Warwick Spargo is a Partner of RSM Australia Partners and a Director of RSM Australia Pty Ltd.

Significant projects

  • Warwick is the largest provider of the external audit services to the Victorian Auditor-General
  • Warwick serves on the board of a small Victorian Hospital and chairs its finance and audit committee
  • Warwick previously served on the council of a Victorian University
  • Warwick provides and has provided internal audit services to 8 Victorian TAFE Institutes and has conducted due diligence on large Institutes for potential take over

Professional associations

  • Fellow, CPA Australia
  • Certified fraud examiner


  • Bachelor of Economics - Accounting
  • Graduate Certificate in Fraud Investigation
  • Certificate IV in Government (Fraud Control)


  • Registered company auditor

The future of higher education in the face of COVID-19

17 August 2020
Risk assessment, strategic planning and innovation – What does the way forward look like for the tertiary education sector in the face of COVID-19? Without question, the higher education sector in Australia has been heavily impacted by COVID-19. The sector is expected to face ongoing revenue slumps of around 30% for up to 3 years, with the ...

Hayne Royal Commissioner’s Assessment of the Superannuation Industry

26 June 2019
The Australian superannuation and wealth management sector has been in the spotlight over the past year as a result of the Hayne Royal Commission. The role of the Trustee and the suitability of the vertical integration model within the sole purpose test has been challenged. Whilst governance of the industry fund sector had been the focus prior t...