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The Hon. Corey Wingard
Minister for Police, Emergency Services and Correctional Services
Minister for Recreation, Sport and Racing

This annual report is to be presented to Parliament to meet the statutory reporting requirements of the Police Act 1998, Police Regulations 2014 and Public Sector Act 2009 and meets the requirements of Premier and Cabinet Circular PC013 Annual Reporting.

This report is verified to be accurate for the purposes of annual reporting to the Parliament of South Australia.

Submitted on behalf of the South Australia Police by:

Grant Stevens
Commissioner of Police

Signed 27 September 2018

Section A: Reporting required under the Public Sector Act 2009, the Public Sector Regulations 2010 and the Public Finance and Audit Act 1987

Agency purpose or role


Key strategies and their relationship to SA Government objectives

Agency programs and initiatives and their effectiveness and efficiency

Legislation administered by the agency

Organisation of the agency

Other agencies related to this agency (within the Minister’s area/s of responsibility)

Employment opportunity programs

Agency performance management and development systems

Work health, safety and return to work programs of the agency and their effectiveness

Work health and safety and return to work performance

Fraud detected in the agency

Strategies implemented to control and prevent fraud

Whistle-blowers’ disclosure

Executive employment in the agency



Financial performance of the agency

Other financial information

Other information requested by the Minister(s) or other significant issues affecting the agency or reporting pertaining to independent functions

Section B: Reporting required under any other act or regulation

Controlled Substances Act 1984

Disability Inclusion Act 2018

Evidence Act 1929

Hydroponics Industry Control Act 2009

Liquor Licensing Act 1997

Protective Security Act 2007

Road Traffic Act 1961

Shop Theft (Alternative Enforcement) Act 2000

Summary Offences Act 1953

Reporting required under the Carers’ Recognition Act 2005

Section C: Reporting of public complaints as requested by the Ombudsman

Summary of complaints by subject

Complaint outcomes

Appendix: Audited financial statements 2017-18

Please refer to Appendix  (page 36 onwards) in the PDF version of the Annual Report.

Contact information

Phone number: (08) 7322 3833