Corruption investigations and related activities – results for 20 August to 31 October 2016
The results on this page reflect the information reported to the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee at the last joint public meeting held on 28 November 2016.
- Finalised 19 corruption investigations resulting in 28 recommendations for disciplinary action against five public sector employees and 13 QPS officers.
- 46 corruption matters currently under investigation.
- A former University of Queensland researcher was convicted of two counts of fraud and three counts of attempted fraud. She was sentenced to 2 years imprisonment (wholly suspended for three years) for fraud offences and 15 months imprisonment (wholly suspended for three years) for attempted fraud
- The CCC published four corruption prevention advisories to assist Queensland public sector agencies identify major corruption risks and develop prevention strategies.
- Received 542 complaints of corruption containing 1001 allegations of corruption:
- 69% (693) related to police officers
- 18% (182) related to public sector agencies (including government-owned corporations)
- 12% (118) related to local government
- 1% (8) related to other agencies.
- Assessed 614 complaints
- Closely monitored and reviewed 42 public sector and police matters
- Commenced 20 new investigations
- Finalised 19 investigations.
- QPS officer charged with assault – 18 November 2016
- Central region police officer charged with criminal offences - 15 November 2016
- Former council employee arrested - 4 November 2016
- Former public servant pleads guilty to corruption offences after operating driver licence scheme - 2 November 2016
- CCC to investigate Gold Coast council elections - 5 September 2016