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. This Report has three parts.
Part A – Audit overview contains commentary on financial management, accounting and control matters within the public sector.
Part B – Agency audit reports commentary on significant issues of administration, financial management and control in individual public authorities, together with their financial statements, the Auditor-General’s independent auditor’s reports of their financial statements and the Treasurer’s Statements.
Part C – State finances and related matters presents a general review and report on the public finances of the State, including the past year’s budgeted and actual results, forecasts and debt and cash management.
In addition the Auditor-General produces supplementary reports throughout the year on significant financial management, accounting and control matters within the public sector.
The Auditor-General also produces other reports. These may include reports on:
- the operations of the Auditor-General's Department
- examinations specifically requested by the Parliament of South Australia, Treasurer, Minister or the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption
- examinations initiated by the Auditor-General of specific issues of importance and interest in the local government sector
- the Adelaide Oval redevelopment
- summaries of confidential government contracts
- the efficiency and economy with which a public authority uses its resources.
Annual and supplementary reports