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CCC determines not to investigate the Deputy Premier but calls for improvements to Cabinet processes and legislative reform - 6 September 2019

The CCC has completed its assessment of allegations of corrupt conduct relating to the Hon. Jackie Trad, Deputy Premier, Treasurer and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and her involvement in decision-making relating to Cross River Rail and the Inner City South State Secondary College (ICSSSC).

CCC Statement - Update on the assessment of matters relating to the Deputy Premier - 4 September 2019

The CCC notes reports in the media this morning in relation to the complaint regarding the Deputy Premier. For clarity, the CCC confirms that, at this stage, it expects to conclude its assessment of the matter on Friday 6 September 2019.

The CCC’s assessment of allegations relating to the Premier’s Chief of Staff to resume - 2 September 2019

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) can confirm the Department of the Premier and Cabinet has provided the CCC with the review undertaken by Ernst and Young.

CCC investigation into Moreton Bay Regional Council continues - 2 September 2019

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has determined it is in the public interest to confirm its investigation into Moreton Bay Regional Council remains ongoing.

Update on the assessment of allegations relating to the Premier’s Chief of Staff - 15 August 2019

The CCC has determined it is in the public interest to provide an update on its assessment of allegations of corrupt conduct relating to the Premier’s Chief of Staff.

CCC to conduct public hearing into access and misuse of confidential information - 9 August 2019

The CCC has launched Operation Impala to examine the misuse of personal and sensitive information by public sector agencies. A public hearing will be held in November 2019

Man charged with official corruption – 26 July 2019

A 62-year-old Morayfield man was charged today by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) with one count of official corruption.

NSW man extradited to face serious drug offences – 26 July 2019

The CCC yesterday successfully sought the extradition of a 48-year-old Mount Druitt man from New South Wales to Queensland for his alleged involvement in a drug-trafficking syndicate uncovered during Operation Gloss.

Statement from CCC Chairperson Alan MacSporran QC - 25 July 2019

A statement from CCC Chairperson Alan MacSporran QC.

Further charges in Palm Island council investigation - 25 July 2019

A 47-year-old man has been charged by the CCC with fraud offences as a result of an ongoing corruption investigation into Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council.

Further fraud and misconduct charges following joint CCC and Department of Education investigation - 18 July 2019

Four people have been recently charged with serious fraud offences following a joint CCC and Department of Education investigation.

Solicitor charged with breach of bail - Operation Stockade - 16 July 2019

The CCC has this afternoon arrested and charged a 47-year-old Tarragindi man for allegedly breaching the conditions of his bail.

CCC welcomes support of Taskforce Flaxton recommendations - 8 July 2019

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) welcomes the response from the State Government to Taskforce Flaxton.

Media Statement - 30 years since the Fitzgerald Inquiry - 2 July 2019

Council employee charged with fraud offences - 29 June 2019

Yesterday afternoon a 50-year-old man from Annandale (Townsville) was charged with 24 fraud offences following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC).

Councillor charged with official corruption - 27 June 2019

This morning 42-year-old man from Wamuran was charged with one count of official corruption following an investigation by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) into allegations of corrupt conduct relating to Moreton Bay Regional Council.

CCC determines not to investigate allegations of corrupt conduct relating to the Deputy Premier - 14 June 2019

The complaint from the Leader of the Opposition alleged the Deputy Premier engaged in extortion, an offence defined in section 415 of the Queensland Criminal Code, by demanding mining companies contribute to a Resources Community Infrastructure Fund or face the potential of mining royalties being increased. The CCC determined that the conduct does not raise a reasonable suspicion of corrupt conduct and would not, even if proved, satisfy the elements of a criminal offence including the offence of extortion.

CCC determines not to investigate Lady Cilento voting due to problematic data - 7 June 2019

The CCC has completed a preliminary investigation which was undertaken to inform its assessment of a complaint relating to the online voting process that sought public feedback on the renaming of Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. The CCC has determined not to investigate this matter any further because it is unlikely evidence to substantiate allegations of corrupt conduct or any criminal offence would be obtained.

Man charged with fraud and falsification of records - Operation Stockade - 30 May 2019

A 35-year-old Heathwood man was charged today by the CCC with fraud and falsification of records. The charges resulted from the CCC’s ongoing investigation known as Operation Stockade.

Privacy Week is a reminder to protect sensitive data - 15 May 2019

As part of Privacy Awareness Week 2019 the CCC is reminding public servants that improper access to sensitive personal data can have serious consequences.

Operation Front - Press Conference Details - 26 April 2019

CCC Chairperson Alan MacSporran QC will hold a press conference at 2pm today relating to Operation Front.

Seven Logan councillors and the suspended mayor to be charged today by the CCC - 26 April 2019

The suspended Logan mayor and seven current councillors are expected to be charged today with criminal offences by the CCC following a major corruption investigation into Logan City Council.

No corrupt conduct identified in Black Swan Lake or Waterglow Development decisions - 18 April 2019

The CCC has determined it is in the public interest to advise it has finalised its investigation relating to the Gold Coast City Council's decisions on the Black Swan Lake and the Waterglow developments. The CCC did not identify any corrupt conduct.

Victorian man charged with official corruption - 8 April 2019

A 36-year-old Victorian man appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates Court this morning after being charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) with official corruption.

More charges from joint CCC and Department of Education investigation - 25 March 2019

A 33-year-old Magill (South Australia) man was charged today with fraud offences following a joint CCC and Department of Education investigation. He is the second person charged by the CCC as a result of this investigation.

Public servant charged with fraud offences - 22 March 2019

A 46-year-old Gordon Park man was charged today with fraud offences following a joint Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) and Department of Education investigation.

Police officer to face forgery and uttering offences - 20 March 2019

A police officer will face forgery and uttering offences following a Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) investigation.

No corruption or police misconduct in traffic infringement withdrawal - 1 March 2019

The CCC has this afternoon completed its assessment of the circumstances relating to the withdrawal of a traffic infringement notice involving the wife of the Commissioner of Police.

Man charged for allegedly breaching bail - 22 February 2019

The CCC has today issued a Notice to Appear in court to a 47-year-old Tarragindi man for allegedly breaching the conditions of bail.

CCC’s Taskforce Flaxton report tabled in Parliament - 14 December 2018

The CCC has made 33 recommendations to address corruption and corruption risks in Queensland corrective services facilities. The CCC has tabled in State Parliament its report titled Taskforce Flaxton: An examination of corruption risks and corruption in Queensland prisons.

Intention to table the Taskforce Flaxton report - 13 December 2018

Tomorrow (14 December), the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) intends on tabling in Parliament a report on Taskforce Flaxton.

United against corruption: Joint communiqué from Australia’s anti-corruption Commissioners - 7 December 2018

As International Anti-Corruption Day (December 9) approaches, we, the Commissioners of independent, anti-corruption and law enforcement integrity agencies in Australia, collectively call on public sector leaders to do more to build strong cultures of integrity that resist corruption.

Barrister charged with perjury - 7 December 2018

The CCC has this morning issued a Notice to Appear in Court to a 51-year-old barrister to face two charges of perjury arising from Operation Stockade.

Custodial officer and two other men charged with trafficking drugs and other offences - 6 December 2018

Three people have been charged this afternoon with trafficking dangerous drugs and other serious criminal offences by CCC after an investigation into allegations staff from a Queensland Corrective Services (QCS) facility were involved in sourcing and supplying steroids.

Man charged for breaching bail - 27 November 2018

A 47-year-old Tarragindi man was charged this afternoon by the CCC with breaching a bail condition contrary to section 29 of the Bail Act 1980.

Review of the Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005 tabled in Parliament - 19 November 2018

A Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) report on Queensland’s Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005 (TPDA) was tabled in State Parliament today by the Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services.

Sydney man extradited to face drug-trafficking and drug supply charges - 13 November 2018

A 48-year-old Sydney man was extradited from New South Wales today and has been charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) with drug-trafficking, drug supply and other offences.

CCC refers allegations of improper conduct relating to Operation Stockade to Parliamentary oversight committee - 26 October 2018

The CCC has referred an allegation of an offence against section 71B of the Justices Act relating to CCC and Queensland Police Service (QPS) officers involved in Operation Stockade to the Parliamentary Crime and Corruption Committee (PCCC).

CCC closes drug-trafficking operation - 24 October 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) has this week finalised Operation Tabloid, an investigation focused on a Brisbane-based drug-trafficking network.

Further arrests from Operation Stockade - 22 October 2018

As a result of ongoing investigations by the CCC, with the assistance of the QPS, two additional men have been charged with fraud and money laundering offences arising from Operation Stockade.

Four men charged after CCC and police investigation into Brisbane law firm - 21 October 2018

Four men have been charged today by the CCC with fraud and money-laundering offences following an 18-month major crime investigation into the activities of a Brisbane-based law firm.

CCC's 2017-18 Annual Report tabled in Parliament - 2 October 2018

The Crime and Corruption Commission’s (CCC) 2017-18 Annual Report has been tabled.

Transparency is key to public confidence says CCC - 28 September 2018

Today marks Right to Information (RTI) Day and the CCC is reminding Queensland’s public sector agencies that transparency is the key to maintaining public trust.

CCC finalises assessment of complaint by Mr Robbie Katter MP - 27 September 2018

The CCC has completed its assessment of the complaint by Mr Robbie Katter MP.

Tarragindi man charged with drug offences - 27 September 2018

The Crime and Corruption yesterday afternoon charged a 43-year-old Tarragindi man with drug offences following a major crime investigation which commenced in 2017.

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