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Independent Commissioner Against Corruption

Functional responsibility

The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (the Commissioner) and the Office for Public Integrity (the OPI) are established pursuant to the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012.

The activities of both the Commissioner and the OPI are included in the financial report as they constitute a single entity (the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC)) for financial reporting purposes.

The primary functions of the Commissioner are to identify and investigate corruption in public administration and prevent or minimise corruption, misconduct and maladministration in public administration through referral of potential issues, education and evaluation of practices, policies and procedures.

The primary function of the OPI is to receive and assess complaints and reports about public administration, corruption, misconduct and maladministration and to make recommendations for the action to be taken on those complaints and reports.

Note 1 of the financial report further explains the objectives and functions of the Commissioner and the OPI.

Financial statistics
Net cost of providing services: $8 million
Total appropriation: $11 million
Number of FTEs: 40

Financial statement opinion