Integrity Matters is a quarterly newsletter from the Commissioner's staff containing relevant news, education and general interest articles.

August 2021

ICAC update August 2021
Current news about ICAC investigations, deputy ICAC farewelled, and a proposal to address Parliamentary conduct.

Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services
Custodial environments are home to unique corruption risks — find out what integrity insights were revealed in the evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services.

Timesheet trouble
A hospital administrator in Italy is accused of skipping work for 15 years — could it happen here? Read about real cases of timesheet and leave fraud and learn how to recognise the warning signs.

Conflicts of interest
Conflicts of interest are inevitable in public administration — find out how to manage them.

Around the grounds: integrity news from across Australia
Policies to control and prevent fraud and corruption, misuse of information in local government, and managing corruption risks during organisational change — explore prevention advice from Australia’s integrity agencies.

March 2021

South Australia's new ICAC
Six months ago the Hon. Ann Vanstone commenced her term as South Australia’s Independent Commissioner Against Corruption. Find out why she was drawn to the role, her thoughts on corruption in public administration, and her message for South Australia’s public officers.

ICAC update March 2021
Current news about ICAC investigations, education program and the evaluation of the Department of Correctional Services.

The halfway house of police oversight
How does South Australia’s police complaints scheme balance the community’s expectations of external oversight of police conduct, with the need for police to maintain autonomy and control of police operations?

Is there a policy for policy fatigue?
Is your agency bogged down with burdensome, complex and confusing policies? Learn how to recognise the symptoms and causes of policy fatigue and the steps that can be taken to formulate and manage effective policy in practice.

Around the grounds: integrity news from across Australia
Lessons in supplier due diligence, understanding the role of audit and risk committees, case studies on conflicts of interest and detecting fraud in timesheets and leave applications — explore some of the top prevention advice from Australia’s integrity agencies.