What happens to your complaint
Following our assessment, the three main actions IBAC can take are to:
Refer your complaint to another agency
This may be because it:Read more
Investigate your complaint
Some of the factors we take into consideration when deciding to investigate a complaint, include:Read more
Not proceed with your complaint
This may be because:
- another agency has already addressed the complaint
- the information provided isn’t relevant to corrupt conduct or police misconduct
- the information provided is based on rumours or speculation.
Conduct preliminary inquiries
IBAC may conduct a preliminary inquiry to help us determine whether to refer, investigate or not proceed with a complaint or notification.
Defer making a decision
IBAC may defer making a decision for up to 90 days if the complaint is being investigated by another appropriate agency.