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.