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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 particular. A summons... 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 so. In order to... 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 Mar 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 benefit from one or more... Media Release, The Public Trustee
01 Jan 2017 Why you should sweat the small stuff The moral code and dishonesty

Dan 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 and...
Newsletter
30 Nov 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 to the Director of... Public Statement
22 Nov 2016 The ICAC to visit Mount Gambier The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) will visit Mount Gambier as part of regional education program 

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC will...
Media Release
27 Oct 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 74 counts of abuse of... Public Statement
26 Sep 2016 The ICAC to visit Port Lincoln The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) will visit Port Lincoln as part of regional education program 

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, will...
Media Release
01 Sep 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 these two... Newsletter
11 Aug 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... Media Release
15 Jun 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 as a public...
Public Statement
01 Apr 2016 The problem of maladministration Why it can hurt more than corruption

As the name suggests, the South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption is charged with stamping out corruption in South Australian public...
Newsletter
01 Apr 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 Apr 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, a sense of justice, fairness and... Newsletter
22 Mar 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 count of breaching... Public Statement
16 Mar 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 with 62...
Public Statement
03 Mar 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 occurred between November 2009... Public Statement
18 Nov 2015 The ICAC to visit Ceduna The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption to conduct ICAC education sessions in Ceduna 

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, will be in Ceduna on...
Media Release
01 Nov 2015 Cab charges - What could possibly go wrong? The introduction of Cab Charge in the seventies was somewhat of a mini revolution of convenience in local business travel. You could attend meetings and functions by hailing a cab, without the bother... Newsletter
01 Nov 2015 Rationalising wrongdoing People generally like to think of themselves as inherently good and honest and for the most part this is probably true. However, the majority of people have at some stage in their lives done... Newsletter
14 Oct 2015 Report - Sale of State owned land at Gillman I announced earlier this year that I would investigate the transaction involving the sale of State owned land at Gillman, to Adelaide Capital Partners Pty Limited. 

I have now completed and...
Public Statement
06 Aug 2015 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
30 Jun 2015 Public Inquiries - Legislative reviews completed In October 2014, the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC announced that, at the request of the Deputy Premier and Attorney-General, the Hon. John Rau MP, he would... Media Release
22 Jun 2015 Prosecution pending As a result of a report made to my office, which I assessed as raising a potential matter of corruption under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act), I commenced an... Public Statement

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