The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) has around 170 employees who work across 6 business units: 4 operational and 2 non-operational.
The operational units report to the Deputy Auditor General and develop our key products. The 2 non-operational units report directly to the Auditor General and provide corporate, technical and audit quality support.
Caroline Spencer, Auditor General
BBus, FCPA, FCA, GAICD, FGIA FCIS
Caroline was appointed Auditor General in May 2018.
Caroline has experience in financial and performance audit across jurisdictions and sectors, and prior to her appointment led a professional services firm specialising in public sector audit and governance. Caroline has held a number of predominantly public sector board and audit committee roles in several jurisdictions.
Caroline has a passion for promoting accountability and continuous improvement across the public sector and the audit profession – to enhance trust and performance for the benefit of the communities we serve.
She is a fellow of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and the Governance Institute of Australia, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Sandra Labuschagne, Deputy Auditor General
BCompt, Hons BCompt CA (SA)
Sandra joined OAG in 2012 and became Assistant Auditor General in 2014. Sandra has extensive public and private sector auditing experience in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia.
Grant Robinson, Assistant Auditor General Financial Audit
BCom, Fellow CAANZ, Fellow AICD
Grant joined the OAG in 2021 as AAG Financial Audit. Prior to this he was a partner of KPMG and has more than 37 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant and business advisor. Grant is experienced in financial analysis, compliance, governance and risk management.
Aloha Morrissey, Assistant Auditor General Information Systems and Performance Audit
BBus, Grad Dip Bus Admin, CPA
Aloha joined the Office in 2002 and was appointed Assistant Auditor General of the Information Systems and Performance Audit business unit in 2019. In November 2020, she commenced acting in the AAG Financial Audit role. Prior to joining the Office, Aloha held a range of investigation and audit positions with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission and the Australian Taxation Office.
Jason Beeley, Assistant Auditor General Performance Audit
BA Hons (Oxon), Dip Strategic Studies
Jason joined the OAG in 2006, following 5 years as a commercial and general manager in the defence and technology sectors. Jason previously worked with the UK National Audit Office conducting and managing value for money studies, mainly of the Ministry of Defence. He was appointed Assistant Auditor General in 2009.
Patrick Arulsingham, Acting Assistant Auditor General Technical and Audit Support
BCom, FCA, CPA, JP
Patrick joined the OAG in 2003 as a Principal Auditor in our Financial Audit business unit and is currently acting as Head of Technical and Audit Support. Prior to this, Patrick worked at PwC as a financial auditor.
Michael Cooper, Executive Director Corporate Services
BSc, GAICD, AFAIM
Michael joined the OAG in 2020 as the office’s Chief Information Officer and was appointed Assistant Auditor General in September 2021. He has over 15 years’ experience in the information technology sector and extensive experience leading large, dynamic teams across both public and private sectors, education, public safety, transportation and utilities industries.