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.