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Entity purpose

The IGIS 2019–20 PBS provides a single Outcome and Program that encapsulates
this purpose:

OUTCOME 1 – Independent assurance for the Prime Minister, senior Ministers and Parliament as to whether Australia’s intelligence and security agencies act legally and with propriety by inspecting, inquiring into and reporting on their activities

Program 1– Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security

The objectives of this program are to meet the responsibilities and exercise the functions outlined in the IGIS Act and in other relevant legislation, and to conduct activities to facilitate the role of providing independent assurance as to whether Australia’s intelligence agencies are acting legally and with propriety.

All performance criteria in this performance statement relate to IGIS’s sole purpose.