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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.

Graduates have voted the Auditor-General's Department as number 10 in the Top 75 Graduate Employers List

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Latest news

Report of the Auditor-General April 2015

Report on the probity of the processes leading to the awarding of a service contract: Provision of passenger transport services in the City of Whyalla
Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Report on the Adelaide Oval redevelopment

Report on the Adelaide Oval redevelopment pursuant to section 9 of the Adelaide Oval Redevelopment and Management Act 2011 for the designated period 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2014
Monday, 2 March 2015

Supplementary Report for the year ended 30 June 2014

Audit of the Gillman site transaction: Key shortcomings in assessing an unsolicited proposal: December 2014
Tuesday, 10 February 2015


We are looking for highly motivated and skilled people who enjoy working in a team. We offer rewarding careers to people beginning their careers and experienced employees.

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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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