Corporate reports

Annual report 2021/22

This annual report outlines IBAC's work in the 2021/22 financial year to build a corruption-resistant Victorian public sector. It details our operational and financial performance, achievements, and how we work to prevent and expose public sector corruption and police misconduct.

This report is a key accountability document and one way we report on our activities and outcomes to our stakeholders: the Parliament of Victoria, Victoria Police, public sector leaders and employees, and the Victorian community.

Key achievements

IBAC's key achievements in 2021/22 include:

  • reviewing 258 police investigations, a 303 per cent increase on 2020/21
  • receiving 3728 complaints/notifications, a 30 per cent increase on 2020/21
  • assessing 5646 allegations of suspected corruption or police misconduct, a 13 per cent increase on 2020/21
  • commencing 30 investigations and preliminary inquiries into alleged serious public sector corruption and police misconduct
  • completing 19 investigations and preliminary inquiries
  • making 28 formal recommendations (under the IBAC Act) for public sector agencies, including Victoria Police, to improve their systems, practices and controls
  • delivering 125 corruption prevention initiatives, an eight per cent increase on 2020/21.
Break down of allegations and how they were handles across 2021/22