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About this report
This is the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (IGIS)'s annual report for the period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.
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 Rules, section 35 of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security Act 1986 (the IGIS Act), and other legislation.
The structure of this report
The Inspector-General's review summarises the issues and developments affecting the Office of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security (OIGIS) during the reporting period, provides an overview of its performance, and discusses the outlook for the year ahead.
Section One provides an overview of the role of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, including the role and functions of the office, our published outcomes and program structure, and the purposes identified in our corporate plan. Part One also contains a brief description of each of the six intelligence agencies which the Inspector-General oversees.
Section Two is the Annual Performance Statement, detailing the office's performance during the reporting period against the indicators identified in our corporate plan.
Section Three contains information about the management and accountability of the office during 2016-17, including its organisational structure, corporate governance, management of human resources and other relevant information.
Section Four contains a summary of the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security's financial management, and the office's audited financial statements.
Section Five contains the annexures to this report. The annexures contain a range of additional information about the office, including a map of the office's performance criteria, staff salary ranges and a glossary of abbreviations.
An alphabetical index is provided at the end of the report for ease of reference.