The Annual Report shows a year characterised by a significant increase in allegations received from the community, a big increase in the number of Commission reports (45 in this reporting period compared to 13 in the previous year); a significant number of recommendations to public sector agencies (46), and the commencement of the Commission’s unexplained wealth function.
Overall, the Commission’s Annual Report reflects a very productive year:
- • We received 5036 allegations - more than 40% of these came from the public;
- • 1,604 allegations were identified as potentially involving serious misconduct;
- • Assessments were completed within an average of 32 days, and more than half within less than that;
- • 50 investigations were conducted;
- • 70 allegations were referred to an appropriate authority to be actively monitored and reviewed by the Commission;
- • 29 Serious misconduct investigations were completed in an average of 309 days; and
- • 45 reports were produced and 46 recommendations were made to public authorities.
Significant reports tabled during 2018-19 put a spotlight on:
- • Bribery and corruption in maintenance and service contracts within North Metropolitan Health Service;
- • Misconduct risks in WA prisons;
- • Unauthorised release of confidential information of the Public Transport Authority;
- • The WA Commissioner in Japan; and
- • Serious misconduct in procurement of environmental services report.
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