Government integrity

Report

Mapping integrity—an ACLEI corruption prevention report in partnership with AUSTRAC

This report provides a summation of AUSTRAC’s strategic corruption risk environment and the development of its integrity framework to date. It also considers a proposed action plan or roadmap to assist AUSTRAC to transition to its desired integrity maturity state.
Guide

Building integrity during times of crisis or emergency

These resources aim to help state and local government sectors review and strengthen integrity responses and improve capacity to prevent corrupt conduct during times of emergency and crisis.
Position paper

A fit for purpose National Integrity Commission

This position paper explains why Australia needs a strong national integrity commission and what it needs to be fit for purpose.
Report

Personnel security: due diligence over public service employees

In this audit, the Victorian Auditor-General examined personnel security measures at all eight government departments, and the Victorian Public Service Commission. The report specifically assesses agencies’ employment screening practices and how they are managing conflict of interest risks during recruitment.
Discussion paper

Eliminating the undue influence of money in politics

Perceived lack of integrity in Australia’s political and bureaucratic processes is partlially due to weak laws regulating the flow and transparency of money in government. This discussion paper includes a 15 point plan to eliminate the undue influence of money in politics.
Report

State government integrity frameworks review

This report provides an overview of integrity frameworks examined in 38 Victorian state government agencies in 2018. A key objective of the review was to help state government agencies review and strengthen their own integrity frameworks, to improve their capacity to prevent corrupt conduct.
Survey

Polling – federal ICAC

This survey asked a nationally representative sample of 1,536 Australians about levels of trust in Federal Parliament and their attitudes towards a federal integrity commission. Four in five Australians support a commission and 76% agree it should have the ability to hold public hearings.
Position paper

Commonwealth Orange Book 2019: policy priorities for the federal government

This report rates Australia’s performance against similar countries and proposes policy reforms for schools and universities, hospitals and housing, roads and railways, cities and regions, budgets and taxes, retirement incomes, and climate change.
Discussion paper

A Commonwealth Integrity Commission - proposed reforms

This paper provides an overview of the government’s proposed model for reforms directed at improving the current federal integrity framework by creating a Commonwealth Integrity Commission. The paper outlines current integrity arrangements, provides detail on the key aspects of the proposed reforms, and explains the...
Report

Strengthening employment screening practices in the NSW public sector

This report recommends that the New South Wales public sector adopt stronger employment screening practices to help combat employment application fraud, which if left undetected, can ultimately allow other corrupt conduct to occur.