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Our organisation


The Commissioner is responsible for her office and the Office for Public Integrity.

She is supported by the Deputy Commissioner, an executive team, and dedicated and hardworking employees.

The organisation is guided by the Commissioner's 2017-2020 Strategic Plan

Our Vision

Good governance, accountability, integrity and ethical decision making throughout public administration for the benefit of all South Australians.

Our Purpose

To preserve and promote integrity in public administration through proactive prevention and educational initiatives, the investigation of corruption in public administration, and the investigation or referral of misconduct or maladministration in public administration. 

Our Values

ICAC values are independence, respect, excellence, integrity, accountability and collaboration


Our Strategic Priorities

Excellence in operations

Demonstrate best practice in the assessment, investigation and/or referral of potential corruption, misconduct or maladministration in public administration, with a focus on efficiency without compromising effectiveness.

Engagement and influence
  • Expand our capacity to conduct research, reviews and evaluations, including the development of enhanced data and trend analysis.
  • Enhance our focus on the preparation of reports about corruption, misconduct and maladministration in public administration for public authorities, Parliament and the public.
  • Maximise our reach through face to face awareness and education sessions, online tools, publication of reports and social media.
  • Develop toolkits to guide public officers in ethical decision making.
  • Prepare and deliver workshops aimed at corruption prevention and effective internal investigation of misconduct and maladministration.
  • Proactively engage with stakeholders to provide information learned from complaints, reports, investigations and evaluations.
Capacity building
  • Finalise the establishment of key corporate systems.
  • Continue to develop our investigation capability, including investment in specialist investigation resources.
  • Enhance flexibility of internal resources through skills and knowledge development.
Ethical and accountable workforce
  • Undertake thorough recruitment processes, including aptitude and psychometric testing and stringent security and integrity checking. 
  • Continue to focus on a strong agency culture that promotes behaviours that align to ICAC values. 
  • Promote accountability for actions and a solution focused approach to genuine errors.
Employer of choice
  • Invest appropriately in training and development.
  • Expand our internal mentoring program.
  • Establish an independent workforce remuneration / position classification scheme which reflects the unique nature of the organisation and the positions within it.


Our Commitment to Diversity, Access and Inclusion

The Commissioner is committed to access and inclusion for every person who works in or interacts with her organisation. 

The Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2020-24 details the Commissioner’s intention to deliver tangible access and inclusion outcomes over the next four years. The Plan includes strategies to support equitable access to premises, events and facilities; information and communication; and employment.

The Diversity and Inclusion Strategy 2020-24 articulates the Commissioner’s commitment to understand, build and be accountable for diversity and inclusion within her organisation. The Strategy establishes diversity and inclusion goals across six diversity streams: gender identity, LGBTIQ+, disability, Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultural and linguistic diversity, and age diversity. 


Our Organisational Structure

ICAC Organisational Structure