Public officers hold office and exercise public power or functions for public benefit. Corruption may involve the abuse of public office or the improper use of public power by either elected or appointed officials.
The Corruption and Crime Commission regrets that the President of the Legislative Council has issued legal proceedings challenging the breadth and purpose of a current investigation involving former members of Parliament.
The Corruption and Crime Commission is Western Australia's leading anti-corruption body. It works to improve the integrity of the Western Australian public sector and helps public sector agencies to minimise and manage serious misconduct, and assists WA Police to reduce the incidence of organised crime.