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Local government

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2015-12-11T00:00:00+10:00 12.2015
Transparency and accountability in local government (PDF, 3.4 MB)

This report examines issues related to the compliance and reporting framework for local government officials, especially the treatment of campaign funds or other gifts and benefits. PDF version.

2015-12-11T00:00:00+10:00 12.2015
Transparency and accountability in local government (APPLICATION, 3.8 MB)

This report examines issues related to the compliance and reporting framework for local government officials, especially the treatment of campaign funds or other gifts and benefits. Word version.

2014-07-01T00:10:00+10:00 07.2014
Corruption in focus: A guide to dealing with corrupt conduct in the Queensland public sector (Word version) (DOC, 1.1 MB)

The full Word of the CCC guide - Corruption in focus (formerly "Facing the facts").

2014-07-01T00:10:00+10:00 07.2014
Corruption in focus: A guide to dealing with corrupt conduct in the Queensland public sector (PDF, 1.3 MB)

The full PDF of the CCC guide - Corruption in focus (formerly "Facing the facts").

2011-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2011
Public perceptions of local government: findings from the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey (PDF, 536.0 kB)

The findings of the 2010 Public Attitudes Survey, where members of the public give their impressions on the performance of local government employees.

2006-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2006
CMC investigations into allegations affecting the Douglas Shire Council: a synopsis (PDF, 664.9 kB)

This synopsis details the results of investigations conducted by the CMC into numerous allegations against the mayor, councillors, and council officers of the Douglas Shire Council, as well as complaints by the mayor and CEO.

2006-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2006
Independence, influence and integrity in local government: a CMC inquiry into the 2004 Gold Coast City Council election (PDF, 8.7 MB)

This report presents the findings of the Commission's public inquiry into allegations of official misconduct of some candidates and others during the Gold Coast City Council election in March 2004. It also examines the adequacy of existing legislation in relation to the conduct of local government elections.

2005-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2005
The local government electoral process: discussion paper (PDF, 159.6 kB)

The CMC invited key stakeholders and interested members of the public to comment on the issues raised in this discussion paper and on any other issue relevant to the topic: Does existing Queensland legislation sufficiently maintain the integrity of the local government electoral process?

2005-09-30T20:00:00+10:00 09.2005
Gold Coast City Council election

CMC public inquiry into allegations of breaches of the Local Government Act by Gold Coast City Councillors.

2005-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Palm Island bribery allegation (PDF, 641.0 kB)

Report of a CMC investigation into an offer made by the Premier of Queensland to the Palm Island Aboriginal Council

2004-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2004
Profiling the Queensland public sector: functions, risks and misconduct resistance strategies (PDF, 623.0 kB)

This report represents the cooperation of 234 Queensland public sector agencies who took the time to participate in the CMC’s Responding to Misconduct survey. The survey was designed to provide the CMC with the sort of information it needs to help build the capacity of Queensland public sector agencies to deal with and prevent misconduct. The information contained in this report should help individual agencies understand themselves better by being able to compare their risks and their prevention strategies with those of other like agencies. By comparing their own responses with the collated information in this report, agencies may be able to identify areas that require further attention.

2004-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2004
Brisbane River flood levels: a CMC report on the Brisbane City Council’s handling of flood study reports (PDF, 240.2 kB)

A Crime and Misconduct Commission investigation into allegations that the Brisbane City Council improperly suppressed the findings of Brisbane River flood studies has not revealed any evidence of official misconduct by any person. However, the investigation did reveal some failings in the BCC’s recordkeeping and administrative practices, and the CMC has made recommendations for improvements in these areas. The report also comments on some important general issues about the openness of government and the public interest.

2003-11-01T14:00:00+10:00 11.2003
An investigation of matters relating to the conduct of the Hon. Ken Hayward MP (PDF, 376.6 kB)

Investigation into allegations of improper actions regarding transactions between government agencies and business entities; and misuse of parliamentary travel entitlements.

2002-10-01T10:00:00+10:00 10.2002
Making a difference: governance and accountability of Indigenous councils (PDF, 331.8 kB)

This paper draws attention to the high demands made of Indigenous councils, even though they have a limited capacity to meet those demands. It is therefore no surprise that many Indigenous councils have been found wanting in terms of accountability and other governance issues. This paper is primarily intended for those involved in working with Indigenous communities in relation to governance issues. It offers practical advice, rather than just pointing to the problems.

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