The AGD Audit and Risk Management Committee (ARMC) provides independent advice and assistance to the Chief Executive on AGD’s risk, control and compliance framework, business ethics, efficiency and effectiveness of business policies and practices and its internal and external accountability responsibilities, especially as these have an impact on the ability of the department to meet its strategic objectives.

AGD has an external audit service provider, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia, that undertakes the internal audit and risk management function and the ARMC has an Independent Chair. In 2018-19, PwC Australia undertook six internal audits and provided three risk workshops and the ARMC met five times.

Fraud detected in the agency

There were no frauds reported for 2018-19.

NB: Fraud reported includes actual and reasonably suspected incidents of fraud.

Strategies implemented to control and prevent fraud

AGD is committed to the prevention, detection and reporting of fraud and corruption in connection with its activities. Any fraud is to be reported to the Chief Executive, and recorded on the AGD Fraud and Corruption Register.

As part of the audit program, PwC Australia perform reviews over the AGD system and control environments.

Data for previous years is available from the Data SA website.

Whistle-blowers disclosure

Number of occasions on which public interest information has been disclosed to a responsible officer of the agency under the Whistleblowers Protection Act 19930

Data for previous years is available from Data SA website.