National Integrity Spotlight – March 2024

In this month’s edition of the National Integrity Spotlight, we consider the most recent updates from the NACC, updates from the WA CCC, the High Court’s decision in a matter relating to the Victorian IBAC, NSW ICAC’s finalisation of its investigation into a public officer, and a special report of the ACT Integrity Commission. NACC […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – February 2024

In this month’s edition of the National Integrity Spotlight, we consider the most recent updates from the NACC, developments from various state corruption and integrity bodies, a new OAIC investigation, and recent notable updates from the AFP. NACC Update Referral and Assessment Update The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) continues to provide regular updates on the […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – January 2024

In this month’s edition of the National Integrity Spotlight, we consider the most recent updates from the NACC, developments from various state corruption and integrity bodies, and how Australia scored on the 2023 Corruption Perceptions Index. NACC Update Referral and Assessment Update The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) continues to provide regular updates on the number […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – November 2023

In this month’s edition of the National Integrity Spotlight, we consider the most recent updates from the NACC, developments from various state corruption and integrity bodies, and potential amendments to the AML/CTF Rules. NACC Update Referral and Assessment Update The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) continues to provide regular updates on the number of referrals received, […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – October 2023

In this month’s edition of the National Integrity Spotlight, we consider the annual reports issued by the Australian integrity bodies, and updates from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. We also consider recent activities of the Western Australia Crime and Corruption Commission, and the Australian Federal Police’s Operation Avarus-Nightwolf. Integrity Body Annual Reports  Over the past month, […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – September 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers the latest updates from the NACC, the Federal Court’s decision in a case that considered the application of whistleblower protections retrospectively, and the latest developments in various matters relating to the PwC tax scandal and consulting services Senate Inquiry. We also consider the recent allegations relating to […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – August 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers the latest updates from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), former DPP Shane Drumgold’s proceeding against the Board of Inquiry, use of ChatGPT and generative AI within the Department of Defence, and recent Australian Federal Police operations. We also consider the South Australian Independent Commission Against Corruption (SA ICAC) […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – July 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers the Senate inquiry into consulting services, the latest updates from the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), recent Australian Federal Police operations, the Australian Institute of Criminology report into cybercrime, the Fraud and Corruption Plan issued by the Department of Health, and recent Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) proceedings. We also […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – June 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers all that has been happening since the commencement of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on 1 July 2023, the final report from the Robodebt Royal Commission, the historic penalty in AUSTRAC’s case against Crown, the findings of Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) investigation into the former NSW […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – May 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers an investigation into foreign bribery conducted by the AFP, developments in the AAT, recently released statistics relating to fraud against the Commonwealth, guidance from the Australian Government on ‘insider threats’, Commonwealth PID reform, the introduction of the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Combatting Foreign Bribery) Bill 2023 and potential referrals […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – April 2023

This edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers a recent operation into corruption undertaken by the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity, the appointment of a new Privacy Commissioner specifically focusing on data breaches, the Senate Inquiry into existing Freedom of Information laws, the enlivenment of referendum disclosure obligations, a new consultation on AML/CTF laws, […]

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National Integrity Spotlight – March 2023

The third edition of the National Integrity Spotlight considers updates to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, an overview of recent Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity operations, details from the OECD convention on Combatting Bribery Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions, developments from the Senate Inquiry into ASIC Investigation and Enforcement, and confirmation of […]

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