Adelaide


Level 5 91 William Street, Adelaide SA 5000

Business Summary
The South Australian Ombudsman is independent, and investigates complaints about South Australian government and local government agencies conducts audits of these agencies, reviews freedom of information determinations of these agencies, receives information about state and local government activities confidentially from whistleblowers.
What We Do

Ombudsman SA investigates complaints about South Australian government and local government agencies and conducts freedom of information reviews. The Ombudsman can also receive information  confidentially from whistleblowers.

The South Australian Ombudsman is an independent officer who has comprehensive power to:

  • investigate complaints about state government departments and authorities, and local government councils
  • investigate misconduct and maladministation in public administration on referral by the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption
  • review agencies’ determinations about the release of information under the Freedom of Information Act
  • receive information confidentially from a person who wishes to disclose improper or illegal action by officers in agencies.