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Misconduct

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2014-06-30T00:00:00+10:00 06.2014
Corruption in focus: A guide to dealing with corrupt conduct in the Queensland public sector (PDF, 1.2 MB)

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

2014-06-30T00:00:00+10:00 06.2014
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").

2013-09-25T00:00:00+10:00 09.2013
Fraud, financial management and accountability in the Queensland public sector

An examination of how a $16.69 million fraud was committed on Queensland Health and the lessons to be learned for the public sector.

2013-09-13T00:00:00+10:00 09.2013
An examination of suspected official misconduct at the University of Queensland

This report sets out the circumstances and decisions which led to the forced offer to a student at UQ, the outcomes of the CMC’s misconduct investigation, the review of the University’s handling of the matter, the results of a qualitative review of their integrity system and lessons learned for the broader public sector.

2012-12-20T10:20:00+10:00 12.2012
The regulation of political donations and gifts in Queensland: a comparative analysis (Word version) (DOC, 980.5 kB)

A comparative review of Australian and international regulations relating to prohibitions and restrictions on donations, disclosure of political donations, and compliance and enforcement mechanisms.

2012-12-19T13:15:00+10:00 12.2012
The regulation of political donations and gifts in Queensland: a comparative analysis (PDF, 1.6 MB)

A comparative review of Australian and international regulations relating to prohibitions and restrictions on donations, disclosure of political donations, and compliance and enforcement mechanisms.

2012-08-20T10:10:00+10:00 08.2012
Advice from John Jerrard QC (PDF, 321.5 kB)

Advice of John Jerrard QC concerning examination of material provided to the Crime and Misconduct Commission pursuant to Recommendation 16.1 of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.

2012-08-20T10:05:00+10:00 08.2012
Advice from John Jerrard QC - Word version (DOC, 209.0 kB)

Advice of John Jerrard QC concerning examination of material provided to the Crime and Misconduct Commission pursuant to Recommendation 16.1 of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s final report.

2012-08-16T15:15:00+10:00 08.2012
Examination of Wivenhoe Dam engineers' conduct

Outcome from the CMC review of material provided by the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry following a recommendation that it investigate the conduct of three of the engineers operating Wivenhoe Dam.

2011-07-31T10:00:00+10:00 07.2011
Investigation into former Minister Gordon Nuttall

As a result of an investigation conducted by the CMC, in October 2010 a Brisbane District Court jury found Mr Nuttall guilty on five counts of official corruption and five counts of perjury.

2011-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2011
Operation Tesco: report of an investigation into allegations of police misconduct on the Gold Coast (PDF, 380.8 kB)

This report exposes the environment and attitudes that gave rise to police misconduct on the Gold Coast, drawing attention to the quality of supervision and the ability of local managers to recognise and deal with potential misconduct.

2010-12-01T09:00:00+10:00 12.2010
Report on an investigation into the alleged misuse of public monies, and a former ministerial adviser (PDF, 1.3 MB)

This report details the CMC's investigation into a grant to the Queensland Rugby Union, and the role played by former ministerial adviser Simon Tutt. It discusses the relationship between ministerial advisers and public servants, and the importance of transparent and accountable decision-making. It contains recommendations for policy and procedural reform.

2009-11-01T10:00:00+10:00 11.2009
Final CMC report into the 2009 South East Queensland Regional Plan, including land at Palmwoods (PDF, 135.0 kB)

A CMC report on its investigation into an allegation that a former Deputy Premier of Queensland had improperly influenced the review process of certain parcels of land included in the urban footprint contained in the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 (2009 SEQ plan).

2009-09-01T20:00:00+10:00 09.2009
Allegation against the Honourable TM Mackenroth in respect of land at Elimbah East: a report from the CMC (PDF, 150.5 kB)

A CMC report on its investigation into an allegation that a retired former Deputy Premier improperly influenced a review process which changed the classification of certain land in the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2009.

2009-07-01T20:00:00+10:00 07.2009
Dangerous liaisons: a report arising from a CMC investigation into allegations of police misconduct (Operation Capri) (PDF, 2.2 MB)

Operation Capri revealed multiple incidents of police misconduct, mainly relating to the involvement of police officers with a criminal informant.

2008-12-01T10:00:00+10:00 12.2008
Public duty, private interests: Issues in pre-separation conduct and post-separation employment for the Queensland public sector (PDF, 2.2 MB)

This account of the investigation of possible misconduct by Scott Flavell, former Director-General of the Department of Employment and Training also examines how the prospect of future private sector employment could influence public officials and compromise good government administration. It contains recommendations for policy and legislative reform relative to these issues.

2006-10-01T20:00:00+10:00 10.2006
Actions and reactions at The Prince Charles Hospital: report of a CMC investigation into allegations flowing from the appointment of a nursing director (PDF, 206.9 kB)

Extensive media attention given to the issues involving a long-standing, messy quarrel between high-ranking staff at The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, and embroiled the CMC in sorting out what had happened and who was responsible.

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.

2005-07-01T10:00:00+10:00 07.2005
Report of an investigation into the appointment of the Queensland Information Commissioner (PDF, 158.0 kB)

In this report the CMC examines the issues raised concerning the circumstances in which Ms Cathi Taylor was appointed Queensland Information Commissioner in February 2005.

2005-06-01T10:00:00+10:00 06.2005
Review of the financial management guidelines for the Office of the Speaker (PDF, 632.1 kB)

This report reviews Queensland Government guidelines designed to improve accountability and tighten controls for the financial management of the Office of the Speaker.

2005-03-01T10:00:00+10:00 03.2005
Palm Island airfare controversy (PDF, 356.9 kB)

A report on the CMC investigation into allegations of official misconduct in respect of travel arrangements authorised by the former Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy.

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

2004-08-01T10:00:00+10:00 08.2004
The Tugun Bypass investigation (PDF, 206.4 kB)

The CMC has tabled in parliament a report into an investigation of complaints that officers of the Department of Main Roads had breached the conventions for how officials of the state public service should behave during election campaigns. While determining that no official misconduct occurred, the CMC found that the letter delivered by officers of the Department of Main Roads in relation to the Tugun Bypass proposal did breach the proper practice of departments, as set out in the Queensland Cabinet handbook. Accordingly, the CMC has made four recommendations designed to achieve full compliance with the accepted conventions.

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.

2004-05-01T10:00:00+10:00 05.2004
Lockhart River allegations: a CMC report on an investigation into allegations of official misconduct arising from the presence of alcohol on the Queensland Government aircraft at the Lockhart River airport (PDF, 90.8 kB)

Report on the circumstances around the discovery of a bottle of wine in a government aircraft on the Lockhart River airport tarmac; examination of events from the point of view of whether official misconduct took place.

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.

2004-01-01T22:00:00+10:00 01.2004
The prosecution of Pauline Hanson and David Ettridge: a report on an inquiry into issues raised in a resolution of Parliament (PDF, 125.6 kB)

Investigation of allegations of unfairness in the proceedings and political interference in the prosecution of Pauline Hanson and David Ettridge.

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
Forensics under the microscope: challenges in providing forensic science services in Queensland (PDF, 246.9 kB)

Investigation into official misconduct in the way a rape case was handled in Queensland in 1999, including the delivery and management of forensic science services.

2001-04-01T10:00:00+10:00 04.2001
The Shepherdson Inquiry: an investigation into electoral fraud (PDF, 5.2 MB)

Independent public inquiry into allegations of electoral fraud by members of the Queensland branch Australian Labor Party.

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