Mandatory notifications

By law, IBAC must be notified of:

Heads of departments and Council CEOs (among other ‘relevant principal officers’) must notify IBAC of any matter where they suspect on reasonable grounds that corrupt conduct has occurred or is occurring.

IBAC receives hundreds of allegations each year. See this infographic for breakdowns of where recent mandatory notifications have come from, assessment outcomes and important notes about reporting a mandatory notification.

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There are a range of resources to help relevant principal officers meet their obligations:

More information for principal officers.

Public interest disclosure notifications

Most public sector agencies have a Public Interest Disclosure Coordinator who receives and forwards complaints to IBAC as potential public interest disclosures.

To help you perform your important role, we’ve developed a range of resources.

Victoria Police notifications

The Chief Commissioner of Victoria Police must notify us of complaints about corrupt conduct or police misconduct by a Victoria Police employee or police recruit. Learn more.