A year of consolidation, innovation and improved efficiency

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10 October 2017

Some key achievements throughout 2016-17 included:

  • - 2,425 notifications were received from public authorities and the community;
  • - from these notifications, 4,939 allegations were assessed with 1,976 of these allegations requiring further action;
  • - 94 per cent of notifications were assessed within three-months of being received; and
  • - improved efficiencies led to a significant decrease in the average time taken to complete an investigation – 297 days in 2016-17, down from 427 days in 2015-16.

Other features of the Annual Report revealed:

  • - a significant increase in the number of local government-related allegations – 550 in 2016-17, up from 325 in 2015-16;
  • - a significant increase in allegations of serious misconduct received from individuals – 1,388 in 2016-17, up from 973 in 2015-16; and
  • - 63 per cent of public sector allegations were categorised as a criminal nature (for example - assault, fraud, stealing, unlawful use of a computer).

To view or download a copy of the Corruption and Crime Commission 2016-17 Annual Report please visit the Annual Reports webpage.