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Corporate plan

Our three year Corporate Plan provides a clear focus and direction for the Auditor-General’s Department.

This corporate plan for the Department represents a major shift in orientation. In line with a well-established  practice in public sector auditing, the Department will embrace the concept of performance auditing.

Our vision

The South Australian public sector operating to the highest levels of accountability and integrity.

Our purpose

To provide timely, relevant information to Parliament on the performance and accountability of government agencies and local government from our audits,  reviews and examinations.

Our strategic priorities

  1. Establish performance auditing as a core output.
  2. Improve the impact, quality and relevance of our audits and reports.
  3. Build our capability and capacity to meet the changing demands of public sector auditing and the changes across the public sector environment.

Our values


> We act fairly, honestly, impartially and independently.


> We value and take responsibility for the trust and resources invested in our function.
> We hold ourselves and others accountable for achieving results.


> We listen and respond to our clients and stakeholders within the constraints of our independence. 


> We value and support teamwork that builds relationships and cooperation across the Department.
> We value our working relationships with our clients.

Courage & tenacity

> We persevere, listen attentively, question thoughtfully and challenge openly, and encourage others to do the same.


> We value and strive for respectful relationships between our staff and with our clients and external stakeholders.


> We encourage and value ideas for improvement.