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Brassall man charged with additional fraud offences - 7 September 2018

A 47-year-old Brassall man was today charged with 14 fraud offences resulting from the Crime and Corruption Commission’s investigation into Ipswich City Council known as Operation Windage.

CCC recovers $1.97M in proceeds of crime action - 30 August 2018

The CCC has secured an order in the Supreme Court today requiring a person charged with serious drug offences to pay the State of Queensland $1,970,499.94.

Taskforce Flaxton hearing to recommence - 27 August 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission’s (CCC) public hearing as part of Taskforce Flaxton will recommence on Tuesday 28 August 2018 at 10 am.

CCC welcomes initial results from the special Global Corruption Barometer survey (2018) - 20 August 2018

The CCC welcomes the first release of data from the special Global Corruption Barometer survey (2018) released today by Griffith University and Transparency International Australia.

CCC finalises Ipswich City Council investigation and tables report in Parliament - 14 August 2018

The CCC has tabled a report in State Parliament this afternoon following the completion of its investigation into Ipswich City Council.

Further charges in Ipswich City Council investigation - 10 August 2018

This afternoon the Crime and Corruption Commission issued two men with Notices to Appear in Court as a result of its corruption investigation into Ipswich City Council.

Change to CCC email notifications - Update your details to keep receiving information

The CCC is improving how we keep interested members of the public updated about our work. Update your subscriber details now to keep receiving notifications.

CCC calls for improved transparency of Government board appointments after assessment of Energy Queensland process - 13 July 2018

CCC calls for improved transparency of Government board appointments after assessment of Energy Queensland process.

Clayfield woman charged with additional fraud offences -13 July 2018

A 53-year-old Clayfield woman was this afternoon issued with a Notice to Appear in Court to face a fraud charge following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Sydney woman charged with Misconduct in Public Office - 13 July 2018

A 29-year-old woman from Bondi Beach, New South Wales, was today charged with Misconduct in Public Office offences following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Statement from CCC Chairperson - 12 July 2018

CCC Chairperson, Alan MacSporran QC, has released a statement today about Ipswich City Council.

CCC Strategic Plan 2018–2022

The CCC’s 2018-22 Strategic Plan sets out our areas of focus for 2018-19 and our longer-term strategic objectives.

Conflicts of interest — are you managing yours appropriately?

This publication seeks to raise awareness of the issues and allegations that can arise from a conflict of interest that is not properly identified, documented, managed and monitored.

CCC determines there are no grounds to investigate Adani and Isaac Regional Council - 22 June 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission has determined it is in the public interest to advise it has completed its assessment of a financial arrangement between Adani Australia and Isaac Regional Council.

CCC finalises investigation into QPS officers’ conduct at Coronial Inquest and during Operation Bravo Vista - 13 June 2018

The CCC has completed its investigation into allegations of possible police misconduct, corrupt conduct and criminal conduct, including perjury relating to Operation Bravo Vista, the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) investigation into the disappearance of Daniel Morcombe and subsequent evidence given at the Coronial Inquest.

Taskforce Flaxton hearing adjourned - 30 May 2018

The CCC has adjourned the Taskforce Flaxton public hearing. It is expected to recommence in August 2018.

Brassall man charged with breach of bail - 29 May 2018

A 47-year-old man from Brassall was arrested and charged this evening with a breach of bail offence by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

Brisbane man charged with money laundering - 18 May 2018

A 61-year-old Eight Mile Plains man was charged today at the Brisbane City Watch house with money laundering following a CCC investigation related to Ipswich City Council.

Victorian man charged with Official Corruption - 16 May 2018

A 60-year-old man from Victoria was today served with a Notice to Appear in Court following an ongoing CCC investigation into an Ipswich City Council matter.

CCC warns Queensland public servants about unauthorised access to information - 16 May 2018

As part of Privacy Awareness Week 2018 (PAW) the Crime and Corruption Commission has warned that public servants who improperly access work databases can face disciplinary action including possible dismissal.

Kalinga man charged with forgery - 15 May 2018

A 47-year-old man from Kalinga was today served with a Notice to Appear in Court to face three charges of forgery following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation into a Ipswich City Council matter.

Brassall man charged with Misconduct in Public Office - 8 May 2018

A 37-year-old man from Brassall was today charged with Misconduct in Public Office following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation into Ipswich City Council.

Making Queensland safer, fairer and accountable

The CCC is accountable to the people of Queensland through the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee (PCCC) which met today. Read how we make Queensland safer, fairer and accountable, and view our crime and corruption results that were presented to the PCCC.

Taskforce Flaxton update - 2 May 2018

The Taskforce Flaxton public hearing will start on 14 May at the CCC. An initial witness list and public submissions are now available at http://www.ccc.qld.gov.au/taskforce-flaxton

Yamanto man charged with Misconduct in Public Office - 2 May 2018

A 54-year-old Yamanto man was today served with a Notice to Appear in Court to face one charge of Misconduct in Public Office following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Brassall man charged with fraud - 2 May 2018

A 47-year-old man from Brassall was charged today with Fraud related offences by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Review of the Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005

Public submissions received by the CCC in relation to this review are now available on the website.

Two people charged with Official Corruption – 18 April 2018

A 66-year-old Springfield man and a 51-year-old Springfield woman were each served today with a Notice to Appear in Court following an ongoing Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Wishart man charged with possession of a dangerous drug - 18 April 2018

A 56-year-old Wishart man was today served with a Notice to Appear in Court to face a dangerous drug possession charge following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Yamanto man charged with Misconduct in Public Office - 13 April 2018

A 54-year-old Yamanto man was today served with a Notice to Appear in Court to face one charge of Misconduct in Public Office following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Risks in recruitment — are you adequately vetting your staff: What you should know

This CCC publication focuses on the dangers of public agencies failing to identify corruption risks when recruiting or promoting staff.

Brassall woman charged with fraudulent falsification of records - 27 March 2018

A 47-year-old woman from Brassall was charged today with fraudulent falsification of records by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Taskforce Flaxton calls for public submissions - 26 March 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission is calling for written public submissions as part of Taskforce Flaxton, its examination of corruption and corruption risks in Queensland corrective services facilities.

Windaroo man charged with official corruption and perjury - 26 March 2018

A 48-year-old Windaroo man was charged today with official corruption, perjury and failing to correct his Register of Interests.

CCC to examine corruption risks in corrective services facilities – 22 March 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has launched Taskforce Flaxton to examine corruption and corruption risks in Queensland corrective services facilities.

Sunshine Coast District Police Officers charged with Misconduct in Public Office - 15 March 2018

Two plain clothes officers - a 48-year-old female and a 41-year-old male - from the Sunshine Coast District were this morning arrested and charged in the Caloundra Watch house on one charge each of Misconduct in Public Office (contrary to section 92A(1)c of the Criminal Code) following a CCC investigation.

Fraud and Corruption Control: Best Practice Guide

Following some useful feedback we have made some further improvements to the guide which do not materially alter the content. We commend this guide to you to help government agencies develop and review their organisation’s fraud and corruption frameworks.

Three men to face secret commission offences - 9 March 2018

Three men will face secret commission and other criminal offences following a CCC investigation into the circumstances of how a family member of a former senior hospital and health service employee was employed by a company contracted to the same health service.

Public submissions sought during CCC’s review of Queensland’s Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005 - 5 March 2018

Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005 review – call for public submissions The Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act is being reviewed to determine the need for and effectiveness of this legislation. The CCC is calling for public submissions from interested stakeholders and members of the public. A public submissions paper has been developed to provide information about the TPDA review and the key questions to guide written submissions.

CCC to investigate allegations of corruption relating to Gold Coast City Council decision-making - 2 March 2018

The CCC has determined it is in the public interest to advise it has commenced an investigation into allegations of corrupt conduct relating to decision-making by some Gold Coast City Council councillors.

Jamboree Heights man charged with Disclosure of a Confidential CCC Notice - 1 March 2018

A 45-year-old Jamboree Heights man was this morning issued with a Notice to Appear in Court to face a charge of Disclosure of a Confidential CCC Notice (contrary to section 84(2) of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001) following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

Improper access to public sector databases: What you should know

This CCC publication focuses on the potential corruption risks and vulnerabilities within public sector agencies in relation to improper access to agency databases.

Communiqué: CCC Chairperson and Directors-General to collaborate on corruption prevention in Queensland

The CCC and Directors-General have issued a communiqué affirming their commitment to corruption prevention in Queensland.

Man to face perjury charge after legal profession investigation - 11 January 2018

A man will face one charge of perjury following a CCC investigation into suspected criminal activity within elements of the legal profession in Queensland.

South Brisbane woman charged with additional fraud offences - 19 December 2017

A suspended senior government employee was this afternoon issued with a Notice to Appear in Court to face fraud offences following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

QFES employee and business owners charged with official corruption - 19 December 2017

Three additional people have been charged with serious criminal offences following a joint CCC, QFES and QPS investigation.

Former Helensvale man extradited to face drug and other charges - 15 December 2017

A 36-year-old former Helensvale resident has been extradited from Sydney and was today charged with a range of drug and property charges following a CCC investigation.

Corruption risks involving publicly funded research

This CCC publication focuses on the potential corruption risks and system vulnerabilities in the Queensland government research sector.

CCC Corruption Prevention Strategy

This Prevention Strategy is intended to serve as a guide for the CCC, partner law enforcement agencies, the public sector and the general public, in tackling corruption in Queensland.

Assessment of complaints regarding Gold Coast Police District matters - 5 December 2017

The CCC today released a statement regarding its assessment of complaints regarding Gold Coast Police District matters. The CCC has now referred 19 matters involving corrupt conduct and 14 matters involving police misconduct to the QPS for further investigation and appropriate action.

Cairns man charged with child exploitation offences - 5 December 2017

A 27-year-old Cairns man has been charged with child exploitation offences following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

Police use of force in Queensland watch-houses report released - 4 December 2017

The Crime and Corruption Commission published a report Police use of force in Qld watch-houses The report, which reviewed CCTV footage, CCC allegations data and QPS data, policies and procedures, did not find any systemic issues of excessive use of force.

Police use of force in Queensland watch-houses

The CCC report’s Police use of force in Queensland watch-houses is based on its examination of CCTV footage and allegations data from five watch-houses.

Hervey Bay Mayor charged with misconduct - 30 November 2017

A 66-year-old Hervey Bay man who is the current Mayor of the Fraser Coast Regional Council was this afternoon arrested on a number of charges following a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation.

Moranbah man charged with fraud – 28 November 2017

A 44-year-old Moranbah man who is a former employee of the Central Highlands Regional Council was yesterday issued a Notice to Appear in court to face one charge of fraud following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Gold Coast woman charged with perjury -17 November 2017

A 37-year-old Helensvale woman was charged today with perjury at Southport Police Station following a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation.

Nambour man charged with child exploitation offences - 14 November 2017

A 25-year-old Nambour man has been charged with alleged child exploitation offences following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission

Three men charged following legal profession investigation - 11 November 2017

Three men have been charged today with aggravated fraud following a joint CCC and QPS investigation into suspected criminal activity within elements of the legal profession in Queensland.

Underwood man charged with Official Corruption - 8 November 2017

A 63-year-old Underwood man was charged this afternoon with Official Corruption following a Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

Queensland Fire Inspector charged with Official Corruption - 8 November 2017

A 43-year-old Teneriffe man was charged this morning with four charges of official corruption following a joint investigation led by the Crime and Corruption Commission.

CCC charges man with drug trafficking - 7 November 2017

A 43-year-old man was extradited from New South Wales yesterday (6 November 2017) to face drug offences following a CCC investigation.

A 30-year-old Southport man was charged last night with 10 drug supply offences - 3 November 2017

A 30 year old Southport man was charged last night with 10 drug supply offences. He was arrested at Brisbane Airport on arrival back into Australia on a warrant linked to the CCC's Operation Quaker.

CCC finds no suspicion of corrupt conduct in assessing complaints about parole matters - 1 November 2017

CCC finds no suspicion of corrupt conduct in assessing a number of complaints about the decision-making process of the Parole Board Queensland regarding the parole of Benjamin Oakley and allegations of political interference.

Managing conflicts of interest involving council employees

The CCC audited how effectively councils are able to identify, manage and prevent conflicts of interest involving council employees and the associated corruption risks.

MoU and bipartisan support delivers reform to police discipline system - 16 October, 2017

Media conference at the CCC at noon today to discuss MoU re new police disciple system

Caboolture police officer charged with Stealing as a Servant - 12 October 2017

Caboolture police officer charged yesterday with allegedly Stealing as a Servant

Former Gold Coast man extradited to face drug charges - 11 October 2017

Former Gold Coast man extradited from Melbourne to face court today on drug charges

Ipswich man charged with Official Corruption and other offences - 10 October 2017

A 66-year-old Ipswich man was this afternoon issued a Notice to Appear in court to face six criminal offences including official corruption following a CCC investigation

Capalaba man charged with child exploitation offences - 10 October 2017

Capalaba man charged with alleged child exploitation offences.

Brookwater woman charged with Official Corruption - 5 October 2017

Brookwater woman charged today with Official Corruption

Brookwater man charged with Official Corruption - 5 October 2017

A 65-year-old man charged today with Official Corruption and Attempt to Pervert the Course of Justice.

Operation Belcarra report recommendations to improve local government integrity - 4 October 2017

The CCC tabled a report, Operation Belcarra: A blueprint for integrity and addressing corruption risk in local government, in Parliament today. A press conference will be held at 2 pm today at the CCC.

Three people on corruption charges over Etheridge Shire Council contract - 30 September

Three people were today served Notices to Appear in court on alleged official corruption charges relating to a Etheridge Shire Council contract.

CCC's 2016-17 Annual Report tabled in Parliament - 29 September 2017

CCC's Annual Report tabled in Parliament today

Effectiveness of Queensland public sector corruption risk assessments: summary audit report

The CCC audited the effectiveness of public sector agencies’ corruption risk assessments.

CCC is a Right to Information Day partner - 27 September 2017

The CCC is an official partner in Right to Information (RTI) Day 2017 which will be held tomorrow.

Ipswich man charged with disclosure of a confidential document - 27 September 2017

A 53-year-old Karana Downs man charged with disclosure of a confidential document.

No criminal action relating to Mark Bailey's email account - 22 September 2017

The CCC has finalised its investigation into the Mark Bailey MP email matter and has determined not to commence a criminal prosecution. A press conference will be held today at 12.30pm.

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