Back to top

Public statements by the Commissioner

  

The Commissioner may make a public statement about a matter if she thinks it is appropriate and in the public interest. Public statements dated prior to 2 September 2020 were issued by the former ICAC, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC.

Date Titlesort descending Description
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...
06 Mar 2020 Charges laid following ICAC investigations Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Two people formerly employed in senior executive roles in a public sector agency have been arrested as a result of...
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...
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...
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...
10 Apr 2019 Evaluation of the City of Playford Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

One of my statutory functions is to evaluate the practices, policies and procedures of inquiry agencies and public...
13 May 2019 Evaluation of the City of Playford: Call for submissions Statement by Mr Michael Riches Acting Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

On 10 April 2019 I made a public statement about the evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the...
03 Feb 2020 Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services Statement by the Hon. Bruce Lander QC Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

One of my statutory functions is to evaluate the practices, policies and procedures of inquiry agencies and public...
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...
10 Mar 2020 Evaluation of the Department for Correctional Services: Call for submissions Statement by Mr Michael Riches Acting Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

On 3 February 2020 I announced that I had commenced an evaluation of the practices, policies and procedures of the...
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...
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...
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...
22 Jan 2015 Investigation into the sale of government land at Gillman Under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (the ICAC Act), investigations by my office are ordinarily conducted in private. However, section 25 of the ICAC Act provides that I may...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...

Pages