Albert Charles Joyce

Albert Charles Joyce CBE (22 May 1886  6 October 1973) was Commonwealth Auditor-General of Australia from 1946 to 1951.

Albert Charles Joyce

Commonwealth Auditor-General
In office
Personal details
Born(1886-05-22)22 May 1886
Melbourne, Victoria
Died6 October 1973(1973-10-06) (aged 87)
Red Hill, Australian Capital Territory
Nationality Australian
Spouse(s)Elsie Spicer
OccupationPublic servant


Albert Charles Joyce was born on 22 May 1886 in Melbourne, Victoria, to Albert Samuel Joyce and Ellen (née Carne). On 20 February 1908 he married Elsie Spicer and had 4 sons and two daughters. One son died in 1944 over Germany while serving with the RAAF.

Albert Joyce began working at the Auditor-General's office of the Public Service in 1903.[1] He also worked for the PMG, the Department of Defence and the Department of the Treasury. He served as Auditor-General from 1946 to 1951.[2]

He was a member of Rotary and the Masonic Lodge.[2] He also became president of the Baptist Union of New South Wales.[3]

His wife died in 1960.[4]

He died on 6 October 1973 at Red Hill, Australian Capital Territory, ACT aged 87.[2]


  1. "Mr A. C. Joyce new Commonwealth Auditor-General". The Argus. Melbourne, Victoria. 5 June 1946. p. 2.
  2. "Obituary: Mr A. C. Joyce". The Canberra Times. 8 October 1973. p. 6.
  3. Nethercote, J.R. (1 June 2015). "The auditors-general: unsung heroes of administrative reform". The Canberra Times. Fairfax Media. Archived from the original on 6 December 2015.
  4. "Death of Mrs. A. C. Joyce". The Canberra Times. 21 April 1960. p. 2.
Government offices
Preceded by
Ralph Abercrombie
Commonwealth Auditor-General
1946 – 1951
Succeeded by
James Brophy
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