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Corruption risks associated with donations and lobbying
Donations and lobbying can be used to gain privileged access to decision-makers within a party, especially if it is in government, by elevating a donor's or lobbyist's proﬁle. Candidates and political parties also obtain donations through fundraising activities, requests for in-kind support, direct payments and via associated entities. Together these factors have the potential to compromise a member of parliament or councillor once elected.
Conflicts of interest: myths, misconceptions and management
This resource highlights common myths and misconceptions around conflicts of interest to improve public officers' understanding and management of conflicts, and to strengthen public agencies' controls around conflicts of interest.
Speak up to stop improper influence
Employees in the Victorian public sector should always make decisions in the best interests of the community, free from bias or favouritism.
Unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by local government
An overview of key risks associated with unauthorised access and disclosure of information held by the local government sector, this report explores the drivers of these risks, as well as potential prevention, reporting and detection measures.
Unauthorised access and disclosure of public sector information
Unauthorised access and disclosure of public sector information are forms of information misuse and may constitute corrupt conduct. These activities can also enable other corrupt conduct. This summary highlights common risks across the public sector, the factors that drive information misuse, and outlines strategies to prevent and detect misuse.