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DPTI Annual Report 2015-16 online version

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

Chief Executive Statement

I am pleased to present the Annual Report (online version) of the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure for the year ending 30 June 2016.

The report is a submission to the South Australian Parliament and complies with the requirement of the Public Sector Act 2009, Public Finance and Audit Act 1987 and other relevant Acts.

Incorporated in this document is annual reporting by the Commissioner of Highways under the provision of the Highways Act 1926 and by the Rail Commissioner under the provision of the Rail Commissioner Act 2009.

Michael Deegan - Chief Executive, Department of Infrastructure and Transport

Commissioner of Highways Statement

As Commissioner of Highways I am charged with the duty of carrying the Highways Act 1926 (the Act) into effect. Pursuant to section 28 of the Act the Commissioner has powers to make further and better provision for the construction and maintenance of roads and other works.

In discharging these requirements, the Commissioner has an obligation to report on the operation of the Act.

Under my direction, the Department of Infrastructure and Transport continues to satisfy the requirements of the Act and to meet the policy objectives of the state government. The requirements of the Act and the role, responsibilities and objectives of the department are intrinsically linked. Accordingly, I am pleased to provide the following annual report of the department. Financial matters relating to the Highways Fund have been incorporated into the Financial Statements of the department and the notes to and forming part of the statements.

Michael Deegan - Commissioner of Highways