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About this report

This is the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security’s annual report for the period from 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019.

This report has been prepared in accordance with legislative requirements. These include the annual reporting requirements set out in the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (the PGPA Act), the associated PGPA Rule, section 35 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986 (the IGIS Act) and other legislation.


Section One contains the Inspector-General’s review of the reporting period and outlook for 2019-20. This section also outlines the role and functions of the Inspector-General and her office, our published outcomes and program structure and a brief description of each of the six intelligence agencies the Inspector-General oversees.

Section Two contains the Annual Performance Statement, detailing the office’s performance during the reporting period against the indicators identified in the IGIS Corporate Plan 2018-19.

Section Three reports on the office’s governance and accountability including corporate governance, management of human resources, procurement and other relevant information.

Section Four contains a summary of the office’s financial management and audited financial statements.

Section Five contains the annexures to this report. The annexures contain a range of additional information about the office, including staff salary ranges and an index.