06 May 2019

Everyone likes fast money... don't they?

Vast volumes of money pass through public administration in South Australia on a daily basis. Thousands of small and large purchases are approved, invoices dispatched, payments processed, goods and services... NEWSLETTER

06 May 2019

Evaluation of the City of Playford

From the Deputy CommissionerA primary object of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 is to prevent or minimise corruption, misconduct and maladministration in South Australian public administration. An evaluation... NEWSLETTER

06 May 2019

Public Interest Disclosures: A new Act in town

Published on 6 May 2019Late last year the South Australian Parliament passed the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2018 (PID Act). The PID Act has not yet commenced operation but when... NEWSLETTER

06 May 2019

The benefits of being random

Life cannot be calculated. That's the big mistake our civilization made. We never accepted that randomness is not a mistake in the equation -- it is part of the equation.Jeanette... NEWSLETTER

10 April 2019

Evaluation of the City of Playford

Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC Independent Commissioner Against CorruptionOne of my statutory functions is to evaluate the practices, policies and procedures of inquiry agencies and public authorities with... PUBLIC STATEMENT

15 February 2019

Learnings from the SafeWork SA evaluation

On 10 May 2018 the Commissioner announced he would conduct an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the regulatory arm of SafeWork SA. The evaluation concluded with the... NEWSLETTER

15 February 2019

Integrity in public administration - What did the ICAC survey reveal?

In April 2018 the Commissioner commenced a survey which sought to better understand the attitudes and experiences of public officers in relation to integrity in South Australian public administration.The results... NEWSLETTER

14 January 2019

Prosecutions pending - Two men arrested December 2018

As a result of an investigation undertaken by my office, two people were arrested on 3 December 2018.A 64-year-old man from Modbury Heights, who is a public officer, has been... PUBLIC STATEMENT

07 December 2018

How public officers view public integrity

With International Anti-Corruption day approaching (on Sunday), it is a good time to reflect on the integrity of public administration in South Australia.Today the Commissioner releases a report on the... MEDIA RELEASE

07 December 2018

United against corruption - Leadership is the key to corruption prevention

Joint communiqué from Australia's anti-corruption CommissionersWe all want and need a public sector that is free of corruption.As International Anti-Corruption Day (December 9) approaches, we, the Commissioners of independent, anti-corruption... MEDIA RELEASE

29 November 2018

Evaluation of SafeWork SA tabled

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption’s report on his Evaluation of the Practices, Policies and Procedures of the Regulatory Arm of SafeWork SA has been tabled in Parliament today.The extensive report... MEDIA RELEASE

16 October 2018

2017-2018 ICAC / OPI Annual Report tabled

The 2017-18 Annual Report of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) was tabled in parliament today.The Commissioner’s fifth Annual Report shows an increase... MEDIA RELEASE

27 September 2018

Public Statement 27 September 2018

This afternoon the Attorney-General published a statement in respect of questions concerning Renewal SA executives.I authorise the media to publish the Attorney-General’s statement.I do not intend to make any further... PUBLIC STATEMENT

25 June 2018

Public hearing scheduled - SafeWork SA evaluation

SafeWork SA EvaluationThe Independent Commissioner Against Corruption will commence hearing submissions in relation to his evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the regulatory arm of SafeWork SA at... MEDIA RELEASE

01 June 2018

Call for Submissions

Today the Commissioner held the first public hearing in the evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the regulatory arm of SafeWork SA.A transcript of the public hearing will... MEDIA RELEASE

22 May 2018

Scope of SafeWork SA Evaluation

On 10 May 2018 I announced that I would conduct an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the regulatory arm of SafeWork SA.I have now determined the scope... PUBLIC STATEMENT

10 May 2018

Evaluation of SafeWork SA

Yesterday I informed the Chief Executive of the Attorney-General’s Department of my decision to conduct an evaluation of the agency’s practices, policies and procedures, in so far as those practices,... PUBLIC STATEMENT

02 May 2018

Commencement of Investigation

On Monday 30 April 2018, the Office for Public Integrity received a report from SafeWork SA in relation to an investigation and subsequent prosecution arising out of the fatal accident... PUBLIC STATEMENT

20 March 2018

ICAC Briefings and Transparency

ICAC to enhance information sharing and transparencyThe Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, will provide a suite of briefings to the new Government about issues and trends... MEDIA RELEASE

28 February 2018

Oakden Report published

A Shameful Chapter in South Australia's HistoryToday I publish my investigation report on the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility, 'Oakden" A Shameful Chapter in South Australia's History'.Every South Australian... PUBLIC STATEMENT

05 February 2018

Oakden Investigation

I make this public statement having satisfied myself that it is in the public interest to do so.In May 2017 I announced to the Parliamentary Crime and Public Integrity Policy... PUBLIC STATEMENT

01 January 2018

Corruption and corrosion - Same same, but different?

Corruption is one of those terms that people frequently use and generally think they understand. But the everyday social use of the term can be somewhat hard to define precisely,... NEWSLETTER

01 January 2018

Public integrity is great, but what is it?

The offices of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) were designed to safeguard and enhance confidence in the integrity of public administration in... NEWSLETTER

17 October 2017

2016-2017 ICAC/OPI Annual Report published

This afternoon the Commissioner's fourth annual report and the third covering a full financial year of operations was tabled in the South Australian Parliament.The annual report details key statistics and... MEDIA RELEASE

22 September 2017

Prosecutions pending and Maladministration investigation

On 15 September 2017 my investigators arrested two public officers.A 44-year-old woman of no permanent fixed South Australian address has been charged with deception and dishonestly dealing with documents in... PUBLIC STATEMENT