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The ICAC to visit Mount Gambier

Published on 22 Nov 2016

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 visit the Blue Lake city this Friday 25 November as part of his regional education program. 

Commissioner Lander will deliver two sessions to public officers employed in state and local government. The sessions will address the role and functions of the ICAC and the types of conduct that must be reported to the Office for Public Integrity (OPI). 

The first session is open to all public officers and will be held Friday 25 November 9.30-10.45 am in City Hall, Main Corner Complex. State Government and local government public officers from the region are invited to attend. Contractors to government and members of the public are also welcome to register for this event. 

The second session will be presented to elected members of the City of Mount Gambier with elected members from surrounding councils also expected to attend. It will be held Friday 25 November 11.30am-12.45pm in the Mayoral Chamber of the City of Mount Gambier. 

Those that are interested in attending the open Friday morning session should register on the ICAC website <icac.sa.gov.au/content/education-events

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption recognises that public administration is not confined to the metropolitan limits of outer Adelaide. Since the commencement of his office in September 2013 Commissioner Lander has visited 6 regional centres as part of his regional education program including the West Coast, the Eyre Peninsula and the Riverland. 

“Public administration isn’t confined to Adelaide. These sessions will assist public officers from Mount Gambier and the surrounding region in understanding the importance of integrity in public administration. 

My visit will help public officers understand the key role they play in our integrity system,” said Commissioner Lander. 

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (the ICAC Act) requires the Commissioner to facilitate an education program aimed at eliminating or minimising corruption, misconduct and maladministration in South Australian public administration.