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Annual Report 2018-2019 Essential Services Commission of South Australia



Annual Report 2018-2019 Essential Services Commission of South Australia

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Tabled papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT






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ESCOSA Annual Report 201819 24 demonstrate transparent and responsible risk management processes which align with best practice create an environment where all employees assume responsibility for managing risk, and ensure the Commission can appropriately deal with risk. The Enterprise and Operational risk registers are updated annually, with quarterly, and half-year reviews, respectively. Project risk registers are created at the commencement of major projects, incorporated within the project brief, and then reviewed regularly throughout the project. Additionally, the Commission has an Internal Legislative Compliance Policy and program established to facilitate the Commission to perform its statutory functions in accordance with its legislative obligations. The Internal Legislative Compliance Policy supports the Commissions Risk Management Framework. Fraud detected in the Commission No instances of fraud were detected within the Commission during 2018-19. Strategies implemented to control and prevent fraud The Commissions strategy is to have a comprehensive framework for detecting, mitigating and managing risk and fraud. This framework includes maintaining and reviewing a robust internal control environment with mechanisms for detecting, reporting and dealing with instances or suspicions of dishonesty or internal fraud. Data for the past five years are available from data.sa. Whistle-blowers disclosure Table 8: Whistle-blowers disclosure Whistle-blowers disclosure Number of occasions Number of occasions on which public interest information has been disclosed to a responsible officer of the agency under the Whistle-blowers Protection Act 1993 Nil Data for the past five years are available from data.sa. https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/escosa-annual-report-instances-of-fraud-recorded https://data.sa.gov.au/data/dataset/annual-report-whistleblowers-disclosure

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