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Tuesday 23 May 2017 Operation Shannon
Operation Shannon was an investigation into allegations that former senior employees of Melbourne Polytechnic (MP) engaged in serious corrupt conduct in relation to a property leased to MP.
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Monday 10 Apr 2017 Operation Nepean
This report concerns an investigation into allegations that Jeff Finlow, the former manager of the facilities department at women’s prison, the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre (DPFC), was involved in serious corrupt conduct.
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Saturday 25 Mar 2017 Encouraging public sector whistleblowing
In our latest podcast we chat with Dr Suelette Dreyfus, Lecturer in the Department of Computing and Information Systems at The University of Melbourne.
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Wednesday 19 Oct 2016 Operation Exmouth
Operation Exmouth was an investigation into allegations that a senior employee (Carmine Petrone) of a public sector agency (Places Victoria) dishonestly awarded contracts for work to entities with whom he had a relationship and which were effectively under his control.
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Sunday 26 Jun 2016 Perceptions of corruption - Survey of Victorian Government suppliers
IBAC has identified significant corruption risks associated with public sector procurement. More than a quarter of our investigations have examined allegations around suspected corrupt conduct in procurement processes, and three of the four public hearings we have conducted to date have examined allegations around corrupt practices in procurement.
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Sunday 01 Nov 2015 The red flags of corruption: procurement
Procurement is vulnerable to being corrupted because it can involve large sums of public money, and be impacted by highly devolved decision-making, limited oversight and inadequate staff training.