These decisions show the types of issues we deal with and what the Ombudsman expects of agencies, including recommendations for administrative improvement.

The Hon Vickie Chapman MP (2021/07047) (PDF, 4.9 MB)

 Investigation of a referral by the Parliamentary Select Committee on the Conduct of the Hon Vickie Chapman MP.

Department for Education (2020/02950) (Summary only, full report not available)  (PDF, 92.9 KB)

Investigation of a complaint that the Department for Education failed to communicate with a family regarding changes to the school’s self-regulation spaces, and the learning plans in place for their child.

Southern Mallee District Council (2021/06041) (PDF, 297.6 KB)

Investigation concerning failures to deal with conflicts of interest by Cr Grieger of the Southern Mallee District Council

The Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner (2020/03043) (PDF, 691.5 KB)

An own initiative investigation concerning the Health and Community Services Complaints Commissioner’s investigation of care provided to people with disabilities in acute health care settings, and the Commissioner’s decision not to publish the investigation report.

Office of the Premier (2021/05954) (PDF, 298.4 KB)
Own initiative enquiries concerning alleged data harvesting via hyperlinks contained in government resources under the former government.

Anonymous Council (2020/01722) (de-identified report) (PDF, 398.3 KB)

Investigation regarding the council providing multiple vehicle allowances to the CEO, and the rate of reimbursement for payments.

Northern Areas Council (2022/00162) (PDF, 85.1 KB)
Investigation concerning misconduct by Mr Colin Byles, Chief Executive Officer of the Northern Areas Council.

City of Tea Tree Gully (2021/01843) (PDF, 391.4 KB)
Investigation into the conduct of City of Tea Tree Gully Mayor Kevin Knight.
Department for Health and Wellbeing (2022/04413) (PDF, 1.4 MB)
Own initiative overview of the Department for Health and Wellbeing's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mid Murray Council  (2021/06422) (PDF, 383.4 KB)
Investigation regarding a failure to deal with conflicts of interest by Cr Jeff Hall of the Mid Murray Council.

Northern Areas Council (2022/01777) (PDF, 255.7 KB)
Investigation concerning actions taken by the Northern Areas Council in response to findings of misconduct against its Chief Executive Officer.
Alexandrina Council (2022/01403) (PDF, 173.9 KB)
Investigation into the conduct of Cr Bronwyn Lewis of the Alexandrina Council.

City of Onkaparinga (2021/07260) (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Investigation into the conduct of Cr Alayna de Graaf of the City of Onkaparinga.
Campbelltown City Council (2022/05292; 2022/05757) (PDF, 154.6 KB)
Investigaton concerning the publication of private information by the Campbelltown City Council.