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Public statements by the Commissioner

The Commissioner may make a public statement about a matter if he thinks it is appropriate and in the public interest.

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27 Sep 2018 Public Statement 27 September 2018 This afternoon the Attorney-General published a statement in respect of questions concerning Renewal SA executives.

I authorise the media to publish the Attorney-General’s statement.

I do not...
22 May 2018 Scope of SafeWork SA Evaluation On 10 May 2018 I announced that I would conduct an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the regulatory arm of SafeWork SA. 

I have now determined the scope of the evaluation. The...
10 May 2018 Evaluation of SafeWork SA Yesterday I informed the Chief Executive of the Attorney-General’s Department of my decision to conduct an evaluation of the agency’s practices, policies and procedures, in so far as those practices...
02 May 2018 Commencement of Investigation On Monday 30 April 2018, the Office for Public Integrity received a report from SafeWork SA in relation to an investigation and subsequent prosecution arising out of the fatal accident involving the...
28 Feb 2018 Oakden Report published A Shameful Chapter in South Australia's History

Today I publish my investigation report on the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility, 'Oakden" A Shameful Chapter in South Australia's History...
05 Feb 2018 Oakden Investigation I make this public statement having satisfied myself that it is in the public interest to do so.

In May 2017 I announced to the Parliamentary Crime and Public Integrity Policy Committee that I had...
22 Sep 2017 Prosecutions pending and Maladministration investigation On 15 September 2017 my investigators arrested two public officers. 

A 44-year-old woman of no permanent fixed South Australian address has been charged with deception and dishonestly dealing with...
11 Sep 2017 Prosecution pending On 21 July 2017, a public officer was arrested and charged with one count of abuse of public office. 

It will be alleged that the 43-year-old woman from Waikerie introduced a prohibited item into a...
14 Aug 2017 Prosecution pending On Friday 11 August 2017, a public officer was charged with 20 counts of theft and six counts of dishonestly dealing with documents, being seven minor indictable offences and 19 major indictable...
20 Jul 2017 Prosecutions pending On 23 May 2017, two public officers were charged with criminal offences amounting to corruption under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act). 

A 46-year-old man from...
14 Jun 2017 Prosecutions pending As a result of an investigation undertaken by my office, three people were arrested on 15 and 16 May 2017. 

A 45-year-old woman from Clearview, who is a public officer, has been charged with two...
30 May 2017 Oakden Investigation call for information Last week, whilst appearing before a Parliamentary committee, I announced I would investigate the management of care at the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Facility. 

My investigation will be...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
11 May 2015 Prosecution pending On referral from my office, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has charged a 56-year-old man from Point Lonsdale, Victoria with abuse of public office in South Australian public administration...
04 May 2015 Investigation outcome Section 56 of the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act) prevents the publication of information tending to suggest that a particular person is, has been, may be, or may have...

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