Corruption Matters - May 2018 - Issue 51

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One of the goals of the ICAC is to educate public sector agencies, public officials and members of the public about corruption, and how to prevent and report it. Training workshops, rural outreach visits and other engagements are undertaken by ICAC staff throughout the year to achieve this goal.


Melbourne next stop for APSACC

In November last year, NSW ICAC officers, academics and other leaders in corruption prevention presented to over 500 attendees at the 6th Australian Public Sector Anti-Corruption Conference (APSACC), widely lauded nationally as the industry’s leading conference. This is the third occasion that APSACC had been held in Sydney, and it marked 10 years since the inaugural conference that launched this important initiative.

ICAC Chief Commissioner the Hon Peter Hall QC and Alan MacSporran QC, Chairperson, Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC), hosted the event.

APSACC 2019 will be co-hosted with the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission and the CCC, and held in Melbourne.

[L–R]: Dr Rebecca Denning, CCC, Esther George (keynote speaker), Patricia McDonald SC, ICAC Commissioner, Marshall Irwin, CCC Commissioner, the Hon Peter Hall QC, ICAC Chief Commissioner, the Hon Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of NSW, Alan MacSporran QC, Chairperson, CCC, Judge Mark Wolf (keynote speaker) and Lewis Rangott, ICAC Executive Director, Corruption Prevention Division.


2018 course scholarships

“Strategic Responses to Corruption” is popular short course run by the ICAC and the Australia and New Zealand School of Government. Once again, the ICAC is offering scholarships to attend the course to eligible NSW public officials. Applications for the 15 scholarships on offer this year (valued at $4,995 each) must be lodged with the ICAC by 6 July 2018. Further information is available here. The course will take place in September in Sydney.

ICAC Senior Corruption Prevention Officer Adam Shapiro leads the popular course.


ICAC visits Orange; Illawarra and Armidale next

Orange is the epicentre of the next rural and regional outreach visit planned for 28 – 31 May 2018. The program features the ICAC’s ever-popular workshops, liaison visits with state agencies and local councils, and sessions with students in Orange and Bathurst. Michael Barnes, the newly appointed NSW Ombudsman, will speak at the event, in addition to ICAC Chief Commissioner the Hon Peter Hall QC and Executive Director, Corruption Prevention Lewis Rangott.

ICAC staff will visit Illawarra in November later in the year and Armidale in May 2019. Email to learn how to get involved in the program.

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