DATE TITLE DESCRIPTION CATEGORY

16 August 2021

Around the grounds

Investigations, case studies, research, reports and other resources from interstate integrity agencies can offer valuable information to assist South Australian public officers to prevent or minimise corruption, misconduct and maladministration... NEWSLETTER

16 August 2021

Timesheet trouble

A public sector employee in Italy made international headlines earlier this year after it was revealed he had allegedly engaged in corruption by continuing to claim his full salary while... NEWSLETTER

16 August 2021

Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services

While many people understand the ICAC’s role in identifying and investigating corruption, the power to evaluate the practices, policies and procedures of an agency is less well understood.An ICAC evaluation... NEWSLETTER

16 August 2021

Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interest are possibly the most misunderstood concept in public administration. Too many public officers do not know what they are, do not know when they have one and... NEWSLETTER

24 June 2021

Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services - report tabled

Published on 24 June 2021 Deputy Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Michael Riches’ report on the Evaluation of the Practices, Policies and Procedures of the Department for Correctional Services has been... MEDIA RELEASE

04 June 2021

Reporting obligations

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against CorruptionAll public officers have an obligation to report to the Office for Public Integrity any conduct which they reasonably suspect... PUBLIC STATEMENT

01 June 2021

Conflicts of interest in public administration - report published

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, has today published a report to remind South Australia’s public officers of their obligation to appropriately deal with conflicts of... MEDIA RELEASE

25 May 2021

Surgeon charged

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionAs a result of an investigation by my officers, the Director of Public Prosecutions has commenced criminal proceedings against a public... PUBLIC STATEMENT

14 April 2021

Two police officers charged

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionAs a result of an ICAC investigation, on 22 March 2021 two South Australia Police officers were charged by the Director... PUBLIC STATEMENT

12 March 2021

Is there a policy for policy fatigue?

Ordinarily, corruption, misconduct and maladministration risks emerge because of a lack of policy and procedural guidance. However, the opposite can also be the case.Circumstances where policy and procedure are too... NEWSLETTER

12 March 2021

Around the grounds

New South Wales – Independent Commission Against CorruptionThe NSW ICAC has issued two corruption prevention publications that might be of interest to South Australian public officers who deal in procurement,... NEWSLETTER

12 March 2021

The halfway house of police oversight

A reasonable accommodation between oversight and independenceHow to ensure and maintain police accountability and discipline has always been a contested subject.Police forces have traditionally been reticent about calls to establish... NEWSLETTER

12 March 2021

South Australia's new ICAC - The Hon. Ann Vanstone QC

In July last year it was announced that the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC would be South Australia’s next Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC).Commissioner Vanstone has served the administration of justice... NEWSLETTER

10 March 2021

ICAC update - March 2021

Investigation into claims made for the Country Members Accommodation AllowanceCommissioner Vanstone issued a public statement on 7 September, in which she announced she would continue the investigation commenced by her... NEWSLETTER

19 February 2021

Charges laid against MP

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionOn 7 September 2020, shortly after commencing in the role as Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, I announced that I would continue... PUBLIC STATEMENT

09 December 2020

World anti-corruption day 2020

Today marks the United Nations’ annual International Anti-Corruption Day.In recognition of the extraordinary worldwide disruptions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s theme is Recover with Integrity.South Australia has been... NEWSLETTER

03 December 2020

ICAC University Integrity Survey 2020 - report published

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, has today published a report on the findings of a survey of more than 3,200 public officers working in South... MEDIA RELEASE

18 November 2020

Use of surveillance devices

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionIn June 2019 the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption applied to the Supreme Court and was granted a warrant to install a... PUBLIC STATEMENT

15 October 2020

Investigation update: Country Members Accommodation Allowance

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionShortly after commencing in the role of Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, I announced that I would continue the investigation launched by... PUBLIC STATEMENT

07 September 2020

Investigation update

Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionLate on Friday 4 September 2020, I wrote to the solicitors acting for each of the Honourable Terrence Stephens MLC, Mr... PUBLIC STATEMENT

27 August 2020

Looking Back 2020 - report published

The Looking Back report is the Hon. Bruce Lander QC’s last public report before his term as South Australia’s first Independent Commissioner Against Corruption ends on Tuesday, 1 September 2020.In... MEDIA RELEASE

26 August 2020

Statement About an Investigation - The University of Adelaide

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, has issued a Statement About an Investigation in respect of his investigation of allegations of improper conduct by University of... PUBLIC STATEMENT

21 August 2020

Country Members Accommodation Allowance

Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionOn 23 July 2020 I announced that I had commenced an investigation into the conduct of a number of Members of... PUBLIC STATEMENT

23 July 2020

Investigation commenced

Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionI think it is in the public interest that I make this statement in light of intense media speculation and numerous... PUBLIC STATEMENT

06 July 2020

Further charges laid

Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QCIndependent Commissioner Against CorruptionFollowing on from my public statement of 29 June 2020, I can confirm that on Friday 3 July 2020, three additional... PUBLIC STATEMENT