We can investigate complaints of corruption and police misconduct across the Victorian public sector, including Victoria Police. By law, we must prioritise serious or systemic corruption for investigation.
This special report is an opportunity to increase transparency and accountability around Victoria Police’s responses to IBAC recommendations and signals IBAC's intention to report on them on a regular basis.
An investigation into allegations of corrupt conduct involving councillors and property developers in Melbourne's south-east. This report also examines the effectiveness of Victoria's systems and controls for safeguarding the integrity of the state's planning processes.
Operation Daintree was an investigation by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) highlighting how improper influence compromised the procurement process for a $1.2m contract awarded to a union-established training group, and compromised the management of the contract.
Operation Clara was an investigation by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) into the alleged corrupt conduct of Mr Theo Theophanous in his role on the board of the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA).
In January 2020, IBAC commenced Operation Clara to determine if a former Victorian Government Minister misused his public position on the board of the VPA to favour the Australian Education City (AEC) consortium in their East Werribee project proposal, or attempted to improperly influence public officers involved in the East Werribee project.
Through its work overseeing Victoria Police, IBAC has identified incidents involving Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) officers that raise misconduct risks. This special report outlines those incidents, the misconduct risks, recommendations IBAC has made to Victoria Police, and work that Victoria Police has undertaken to improve practices in CIRT.