11 September 2017

Prosecution pending

On 21 July 2017, a public officer was arrested and charged with one count of abuse of public office.It will be alleged that the 43-year-old woman from Waikerie introduced a... PUBLIC STATEMENT

24 August 2017

Making a complaint about Police

New Police Compaints SchemeOn Friday 1 September 2017, the Office of the Police Ombudsman will close its doors for the last time. The Police Ombudsman, formerly known as the Police... MEDIA RELEASE

14 August 2017

Prosecution pending

On Friday 11 August 2017, a public officer was charged with 20 counts of theft and six counts of dishonestly dealing with documents, being seven minor indictable offences and 19... PUBLIC STATEMENT

14 August 2017

Prosecutions pending

As a result of an investigation undertaken by my office, three people were arrested on 15 and 16 May 2017.A 45-year-old woman from Clearview, who is a public officer, has... PUBLIC STATEMENT

20 July 2017

Prosecution pending

On 23 May 2017, two public officers were charged with criminal offences amounting to corruption under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act).A 46-year-old man from Morphettville was... PUBLIC STATEMENT

30 May 2017

Oakden Investigation call for information

Last week, whilst appearing before a Parliamentary committee, I announced I would investigate the management of care at the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility.My investigation will be conducted according... PUBLIC STATEMENT

29 May 2017

Prosecution pending

On 24 April 2017, a 61-year-old man from OB Flat was charged with six counts of wilfully making a statutory declaration, knowing that declaration to be untrue in a material... PUBLIC STATEMENT

25 May 2017

Maladministration investigation in relation to Oakden

The ICAC Act empowers me to investigate potential matters of serious or systemic maladministration in public administration, if I am satisfied that it is in the public interest to do... PUBLIC STATEMENT

08 May 2017

Who and what can the ICAC investigate?

“This morning The Advertiser published an opinion piece by Law Society President, Tony Rossi, which has subsequently raised questions as to whether or not I can investigate a Minister for... MEDIA RELEASE

09 March 2017

Public Trustee Evaluation

In April 2016 a report was made to the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) alleging that a public officer employed by the Public Trustee had abused her position to unlawfully... MEDIA RELEASE

01 January 2017

Why you should sweat the small stuff

The moral code and dishonestyDan Ariely is a Professor of Psychology and Behavioural Economics at Duke University in North Carolina. His recent research focuses on what drives people to cheat... NEWSLETTER

30 November 2016

Prosecution pending

A report made to the Office for Public Integrity that was assessed as raising a potential matter of corruption, was investigated by my office and a brief of evidence provided... PUBLIC STATEMENT

22 November 2016

The ICAC to visit Mount Gambier

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) will visit Mount Gambier as part of regional education programThe Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC will visit the Blue Lake... MEDIA RELEASE

27 October 2016

Prosecutions pending

On 12 September 2016 a 61-year-old woman from Hawthorn was arrested following an investigation by my office. The woman who is employed as a public officer has been charged with... PUBLIC STATEMENT

26 September 2016

The ICAC to visit Port Lincoln

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) will visit Port Lincoln as part of regional education programThe Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, will be in Port Lincoln... MEDIA RELEASE

01 September 2016

Where is the integrity line?

Research tells us that the vast majority of people are disinclined to steal money from their social club chocolate box. However, they might occasionally help themselves to a chocolate. Are... NEWSLETTER

11 August 2016

ICAC appointed Judicial Conduct Commissioner

In January 2015 the Attorney-General announced the government’s intention to introduce a Judicial Conduct Commissioner that would provide an independent avenue for the making of complaints about the conduct of... MEDIA RELEASE

06 August 2016

Executive arrested after ICAC investigation

My office has been undertaking an investigation into the conduct of public officers employed by a state government statutory corporation and other persons. As a result of information gathered during... PUBLIC STATEMENT

15 June 2016

Prosecution pending

As a result of a joint investigation between my office and the Anti-Corruption Branch of SAPOL, a 36-year-old Modbury woman was arrested on 17 May 2016.The woman who is employed... PUBLIC STATEMENT

01 April 2016

The problem of maladministration

Why it can hurt more than corruptionAs the name suggests, the South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption is charged with stamping out corruption in South Australian public administration. But that... NEWSLETTER

01 April 2016

Recruitment - What could possibly go wrong?

The South Australian public sector and local government employs over 100,000 people, making them the State’s largest employment sector. Given that people are the most valuable asset of every agency... NEWSLETTER

01 April 2016

Why should you report corruption?

If you are a public officer you should report corruption because you have a mandatory obligation to do so. However, even if you did not have an obligation by law,... NEWSLETTER

22 March 2016

Prosecutions pending

On 25 February 2016, five public officers employed or formerly employed by a South Australian public authority were charged with a combined total of 31 counts of dishonesty and one... PUBLIC STATEMENT

16 March 2016

Prosecution pending

On 10 February 2016 ICAC investigators arrested a 47 year old Port Victoria woman who was employed as a public officer in South Australian public administration.The woman has been charged... PUBLIC STATEMENT

03 March 2016

Prosecution pending

As a result of an investigation by my office, a 59 year old woman from Windsor Gardens has been arrested and charged with 36 counts of deception. The alleged offences... PUBLIC STATEMENT