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Welcome to the Auditor-General's Department

The Auditor-General is the independent auditor of the South Australian public sector.

The Auditor-General reports directly to Parliament on the audits and examinations of State and local government agencies covering financial reports and operations, controls and matters of public interest.

Auditors-General have been responsible for auditing South Australian Government finances, systems and processes since 1839.

The Auditor-General contributes to public sector financial accountability and performance for the benefit of all South Australians.

As one of the largest external auditing organisations in South Australia, the Auditor-General's Department highly values its independence.


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Latest news

Supplementary Report to Parliament for the year ended 30 June 2015 – Enterprise Patient Administration System: June 2016

The Enterprise Patient Administration System (EPAS) is intended to be a key platform for the achievement of the Department for Health and Ageing’s single state-wide electronic health record for each patient. This report provides an update of the progress of EPAS implementation and challenges since our previous commentary documented in a June 2015 Supplementary Report.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Supplementary Report to Parliament for the year ended 30 June 2015 - Department for Communities and Social Inclusion - Concessions: June 2016

The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) administers a number of concession types offered by the SA Government. These include concessions for transport, energy, water, sewerage and the emergency services levy.

This report aimed to quantify the extent of potential control failures and to determine whether concessions were accurate and only applied to eligible recipients. We also sought to understand whether there were any trends in validation issues and analysed data for the six years up to 30 June 2015.

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Report on the Adelaide Oval redevelopment for the designated period 1 July 2015 to 31 December 2015

This Report provides an executive summary of the matters arising from the audit for the three reporting terms of reference provided for in the Adelaide Oval Redevelopment and Management Act 2011
Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Supplementary Report for the year ended 30 June 2015: New Royal Adelaide Hospital report: November 2015

The new RAH project is a generational project in terms of its scale, complexity, cost, the resources allocated and its importance in providing enhanced and sustainable health care services and outcomes to the public of South Australia. Audit’s review of aspects of the project has been ongoing and will continue throughout its lifecycle.

This phase of our review gave specific focus to project governance, management and reporting arrangements and reports on the project status and governance arrangements established by the State to enable the project to be delivered on time, within budget and with the intended benefits realised.

Thursday, 19 November 2015


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Reports to parliament

The Auditor-General produces several types of reports to Parliament. The main report is the Auditor General’s Annual Report which is required to be completed by 30 September each year.

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Our people

If you join our department you will become part of a friendly and supportive team committed to professional excellence. You will work collaboratively doing a variety of interesting and challenging work.

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