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Sunday 01 May 2022 Speak up to stop improper influence
Employees in the Victorian public sector should always make decisions in the best interests of the community, free from bias or favouritism.
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Sunday 04 Oct 2020 Operation Meroo

An IBAC investigation into allegations that the former CEO of a Victorian regional health service misused their position and engaged in corrupt conduct, including that they subverted procurement processes and failed to declare and manage conflicts of interest.

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Thursday 28 Nov 2019 Gifts, benefits & hospitality policy

The purpose of this policy is to outline the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission's (IBAC) position on IBAC officers:

  • responding to offers of gifts, benefits and hospitality
  • providing gifts, benefits and hospitality.

This policy supports IBAC officers to avoid conflicts of interest and maintain high levels of integrity and public trust.

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Sunday 21 Jan 2018 Operation Helena
Operation Helena was an investigation into allegations that former VicRoads employees obtained unlawful benefits from suppliers.
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Thursday 31 Aug 2017 Operation Charnley
In February 2016, IBAC received a complaint concerning allegations a councillor was involved in serious corrupt conduct while an elected representative of a municipal city council. It was alleged the councillor received gifts and benefits in exchange for awarding council grants to a local businessman.
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Thursday 09 Mar 2017 Operation Liverpool
Operation Liverpool was an investigation into the conduct of two officers of Bendigo Health: Mr Adam Hardinge, former construction manager and Mr John Mulder, Chief Executive Officer.