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15 Apr 2021 Senior Legal Officer Applications close 9:00am, Monday 3 May 2021
Vacancy
14 Apr 2021 Two police officers charged Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

As a result of an ICAC investigation, on 22 March 2021 two South Australia Police officers were charged by the...
Public Statement
12 Mar 2021 The halfway house of police oversight - A reasonable accommodation between oversight and independence How to ensure and maintain police accountability and discipline has always been a contested subject.

Police forces have traditionally been reticent about calls to establish independent external...
Newsletter
12 Mar 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...
Newsletter
12 Mar 2021 Around the grounds New South Wales – Independent Commission Against Corruption

The NSW ICAC has issued two corruption prevention publications that might be of interest to South Australian public officers who deal in...
Newsletter
12 Mar 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...
Newsletter
10 Mar 2021 ICAC update - March 2021 Investigation into claims made for the Country Members Accommodation Allowance

Commissioner Vanstone issued a public statement on 7 September, in which she announced she would continue the...
Newsletter
19 Feb 2021 Charges laid against MP Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

On 7 September 2020, shortly after commencing in the role as Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, I...
Public Statement
09 Dec 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...
Newsletter
03 Dec 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 Australia’s... Media Release
18 Nov 2020 Use of surveillance devices Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

In June 2019 the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption applied to the Supreme Court and was granted a warrant...
Public Statement
15 Oct 2020 Investigation update: Country Members Accommodation Allowance Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Shortly after commencing in the role of Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, I announced that I would...
Public Statement
07 Sep 2020 Investigation update Statement by the Hon. Ann Vanstone QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Late on Friday 4 September 2020, I wrote to the solicitors acting for each of the Honourable Terrence Stephens MLC...
Public Statement
27 Aug 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 Aug 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... Public Statement
21 Aug 2020 Country Members Accommodation Allowance Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

On 23 July 2020 I announced that I had commenced an investigation into the conduct of a number of Members of...
Public Statement
23 Jul 2020 Investigation commenced Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

I think it is in the public interest that I make this statement in light of intense media speculation and numerous...
Public Statement
06 Jul 2020 Further charges laid Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Following on from my public statement of 29 June 2020, I can confirm that on Friday 3 July 2020, three additional...
Public Statement
29 Jun 2020 Judicial officer arrested Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

This morning my investigators executed five search warrants and have arrested Magistrate Robert Harrap.

Magistrate...
Public Statement
18 Jun 2020 Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services recommenced Statement by Mr Michael Riches Deputy Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

On 3 February 2020 I announced the commencement of an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the...
Public Statement
04 Jun 2020 Prosecution pending Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

As a result of an investigation by my office a 73 year old man from Felixstow has been charged with one count of...
Public Statement
08 May 2020 Public Administration in a Pandemic - report published The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, has published a report entitled Public Administration in a Pandemic: Unique Challenges in the Current Climate.

The report...
Media Release
07 May 2020 The University of Adelaide Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Ordinarily I would not confirm or deny the existence of an investigation because the legislation under which I...
Public Statement
23 Mar 2020 COVID-19 Update In response to the developing COVID-19 pandemic, The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) has introduced a number of measures in the interests of public health and safety.

The...
Media Release
16 Mar 2020 Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services suspended On 3 February 2020 Acting Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Mr Michael Riches commenced an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the Department for Correctional Services... Media Release

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