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Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI)

Financial statistics
Net cost of providing services: $1.1 billion
Total appropriation: $1.1 billion
Total assets: $403 million
Number of FTEs: 4385

Significant events and transactions
  • The SA Government introduced a new Cost of Living Concession payment to replace council rate concessions. The amount paid to eligible recipients was $33 million.
  • The demand for disability services continues to rise, with the net cost of providing services from the activities of Disability SA and Disability Services increasing by $65 million.

Financial statement opinion

Financial controls opinion
Key issues:
  • Weaknesses and failings in brokerage expenditure internal control arrangements and processes including limitations in contract management, complaints management and operational controls
  • Recovery of payroll overpayments