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Cover up behaviours that mask public sector corruption
Wednesday 20 Sep 2023 Behaviours that mask corruption in the public sector
Through our research and investigations, IBAC has observed a range of behaviours that can allow corruption to go undetected and even flourish in public sector agencies. If they go unchecked, these behaviours enable corruption and misconduct to be covered up or hidden, which impacts the ability to investigate and stop it. This graphic outlines five key patterns of obscuring or 'cover up' behaviour that can occur and that public sector agencies need to guard against. Some of the key ways corruption is concealed include:
Cover up behaviours that mask police misconduct
Wednesday 20 Sep 2023 'Cover up' behaviours that mask police misconduct
Through our research and investigations, IBAC has observed a range of behaviours that can allow misconduct to go undetected and even take hold in policing. If they go unchecked, these behaviours enable misconduct to be covered up or hidden, which impacts the ability to investigate and stop it. This graphic outlines five key patterns of obscuring or 'cover up' behaviour that can occur and that Victoria Police needs to guard against. Some of the key ways police can try to conceal misconduct, include:
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Thursday 14 Sep 2023 Operation Watts progress report
The Victorian Ombudsman and IBAC tabled Operation Watts progress report in parliament on 14 September 2023.
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Tuesday 29 Aug 2023 Perceptions of corruption 2023
IBAC periodically conducts surveys to understand perceptions about corruption and police misconduct in Victoria. In 2023, IBAC conducted online surveys with Councillors and Members of Parliament (MPs) for the first time.
The eves of Parliament House. Photo by Polly Alexandra on Unsplash
Tuesday 29 Aug 2023 Perceptions of corruption 2023: Members of Parliament (MPs)
In May 2023, all 128 Victorian Members of Parliament (MPs) were emailed to invite them to participate in a perceptions of corruption survey.
Map of Victoria showing local council areas
Tuesday 29 Aug 2023 Perceptions of corruption 2023: Councillors
In May 2023, all 632 Victorian local government Councillors were emailed to invite them to participate in a perceptions of corruption survey (noting that councils where Administrators were in place were excluded from the research).