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.
I am pleased that integrity remains a topic in the public arena and has generated meaningful discussions and interest this year. This further demonstrates the ongoing importance of IBAC’s work to expose corruption and misconduct.
The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) analysed Victoria Police’s response to 104 recommendations IBAC made during a six year period in its Victoria Police’s responses to IBAC’s recommendations special report, tabled in Parliament today.
Today in the County Court of Victoria, former Victorian MP Russell Northe was sentenced to a total of 21 months in prison for misconduct in public office, with a non-parole period of 12 months following an investigation by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).
The charges were as a result of IBAC’s Operation Sturt, which investigated Mr Northe’s alleged misuse of Victorian Electoral Commission funding.
Today the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) launched a series of risk profiles for five government sectors to help inform them about their specific corruption risks and vulnerabilities and how to prevent corruption and misconduct occurring.
Welcome to the September edition of IBAC Insights. In July IBAC released one of its most significant reports to date, the Operation Sandon special report, with recommendations on how government can tighten the loopholes that can allow corruption and misconduct to occur between councils and property developers.
Today, the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) released the findings of its Perceptions of Corruption Survey completed by Victorian Members of Parliament (MPs) and local government councillors.
The voluntary survey for MPs and councillors builds on IBAC’s surveys in 2022 with state and local government employees, Victoria Police employees, business suppliers, and the Victorian community.