Corruption watchdogs publish guide for public servants

Victoria’s integrity bodies have joined forces to release a new guide on corruption and misconduct for public servants in the state. They want to educate the public, too.

A new publication aims to help public servants identify misconduct and corruption and know what to do about it.

The guide also aims to educate citizens about the Victorian integrity system by explaining the functions of each of the agencies.

Safeguarding integrity: A guide to the integrity system in Victoria was released on Thursday by the state’s three main integrity bodies: the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission, the Victorian Ombudsman and the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office.

“Victorian public sector employees are entrusted with special responsibilities and obligations and have specific duties and commitments,” said IBAC commissioner Stephen O’Bryan QC. “That means wherever you work in the Victorian public sector, the integrity system is relevant to you.

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