In 2021, the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) conducted a corruption audit of seven agencies to ascertain how effectively they had:
- dealt with allegations of corruption involving misuse of public resources
- reduced the incidence of corruption, and
- in particular, minimised the risk of fuel consumption fraud.
With the current increase in the cost of fuel, the CCC also recommends that agencies may need to strengthen their theft prevention mechanisms in relation to this particular consumable.
A stand-alone Prevention guide “Minimising fuel consumption fraud: a guide for agencies” has been designed to assist agencies develop an anti-corruption program to prevent bulk fuel theft.