Ombudsman South Australia

The Attorney-General's Department

Ombudsman South Australia

The Ombudsman is a statutory officer, independent of the Attorney-General’s Department, reporting to parliament. The Ombudsman investigates and attempts to resolve complaints against state and local government agencies under the Ombudsman Act 1972, and to identify and deal with misconduct and maladministration in public administration on referral by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012. In addition, the Ombudsman reviews determinations made by agencies under the Freedom of Information Act 1991. From 1 July 2015 the Ombudsman has responsibility in relation to complaints and access to information reviews under the Return to Work Act 2014.

The Ombudsman’s objective is to ensure the public receives fair treatment from government bodies and that public administration is reasonable and just.

Website: Office of the Ombudsman

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
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