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Greens Refer Barnett, Archer and WorkSafe CEO to Integrity Commission

The Tasmanian Greens have today written to the Integrity Commissioner asking him to investigate allegations of the serious misconduct.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Feb 2020

Integrity Commission referral of Archer, Barnett and Cocker

Referral of Attorney-General Archer, Minister Barnett, and WorkSafe Chief Executive Mark Cocker to the Integrity...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  27 Feb 2020

A Watchdog With Teeth

The Tasmanian Greens believe that anti-corruption laws and institutions need to be strong for democracy to function...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Policies  |  19 Feb 2018

Mr Brooks - Integrity Commission Report - Offer of Resignation

Mr Brooks told investigators following his spectacular fall that he did not offer his resignation to the Premier.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Mr Brooks - Integrity Commission Report - Legal Costs

Can you explain who made the decision to pay the legal costs of a member who is a serial liar and who has brought disrepute on the institution of parliament?

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  29 Nov 2018

Gutwein Refuses to Act on Integrity Commission Report into Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council

The Minister for Local Government refused to act on the Integrity Commission report into issues at the Glamorgan-Spring Bay Council. 

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Nov 2018

Motion to Refer Brooks to the Privileges Committee

We have heard chapter and verse all the pieces of the Integrity Commission's report that the Premier failed to read into the House.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Motion to Refer Brooks to Privileges Committee

Despite soliciting and obtaining millions of dollars from the predatory gambling industry, the Liberals scraped in with a one-seat majority.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Mr Brooks - Integrity Commission Report

The Premier has said Mr Brooks would not be offered a position in the Cabinet in the foreseeable future.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Nov 2018

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council - Integrity Commission Report

Councillor Michael Kent from Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is sitting on an Integrity Commission report into potentially dodgy council processes.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Nov 2018

Hodgman Must Act on Integrity Commission Recommendations, For Once

With the Hodgman Liberals in the spotlight over claims of nepotism and misconduct, the Integrity Commission’s recommendations released today are overdue.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  6 Dec 2017

Rockliff Fails to Explain $188K Payment to TasTAFE CEO

The TasTAFE Annual Report was belatedly released today, outside the statutory time frame and at the end of the sitting week, revealing TasTAFE's former CEO received a $188 000 separation payment despite being the subject of a damning...

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  2 Nov 2017

TasTAFE Investigation Highlights Need for Crime of Misconduct in Public Office

The investigation into TasTAFE has highlighted the need for there to be a crime of misconduct in public office on the Tasmanian statutes.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  5 Jul 2017

Integrity Commission Report into TasTafe CEO

The Greens referred concerns about the governance of TasTafe to the Integrity Commission after serious allegations were raised with our office early last year. Those concerns centered around appointments and procurements specifically.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 May 2017

Greens Welcome New Integrity Commission CEO

The Tasmanian Greens welcome the overdue appointment of a new CEO to head the State's Integrity Commission.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2017

Government Must Heed Recommendations on Integrity Commission

The first five-year review of the Integrity Commission explicitly confirms the commission’s role as a critical watchdog against corruption and misconduct.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  25 Aug 2016

Integrity Commission complaints up

The Integrity Commission’s 2014-2015 annual report details it has had to deal with a 16%  increase in complaints despite a funding cut of half a million dollars.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  28 Oct 2015

Government Neuters Public Sector Watchdog

The government is actively undermining the Integrity Commission. They've cut their funding and failed to act on any of the recommendations from the three year review, and now they're only appointing an Acting CEO.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  4 Oct 2015

Departure of Diane Merryfull

The departure of the Integrity Commission's CEO, Diane Merryfull, is a tremendous loss for Tasmania.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Oct 2015

Integrity in Public Office Reforms Defeated

Tasmania remains the only Australian state or territory without a crime of misconduct in public office, after neither the Liberals nor Labor supported the Greens Criminal Code Amendment (Misconduct in Public Office) Bill 2015.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  23 Sep 2015

Integrity Commission Right on Gift Policy Problems

It is standard practice in public and private agencies throughout Australia to reject gifts, or gifts over a certain value.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Sep 2015

Integrity Commission

The Premier is responsible for the State's public service and therefore its culture and standards.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2015

Integrity Commission

Every Australian state, territory and the Commonwealth other than Tasmania has within its criminal law framework an offence of misconduct in public office.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  18 Aug 2015

Criminal Code Amendment (Misconduct in Public Office) Bill Tabled

Both the old parties will be given the opportunity in Parliament to bring Tasmania into line with the rest of the country.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  20 Aug 2015

Premier Squibs on Public Misconduct

The Premier today offered no proper justification for Tasmania being the only jurisdiction in the country not to have a crime of public misconduct on the State's statute books.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  18 Aug 2015

Time for Tasmania to Join the Rest of the Nation on Public Trust

When Parliament returns this week, the Greens will table an amendment to the Criminal Code Act 1924 to create a crime of 'misconduct in public office'.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  16 Aug 2015

Outgoing Integrity Commission Chief Slams Cuts and Complacency

Retiring Integrity Commission Chief Commissioner, the Honourable Murray Kellam AO, has exposed in raw detail the Hodgman Liberal Government’s attempts to undermine and weaken Tasmania’s Integrity Commission.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Aug 2015

Integrity Committee Report a Missed Opportunity

The Joint Select Committee on Integrity has missed an important opportunity to adequately strengthen the investigative powers of the Integrity Commission.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  24 Jun 2015

Government Backs Down on Gutting Integrity Commission

The Attorney General temporarily backed down from her policy of removing the investigative functions of the Integrity Commission.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  10 Jun 2015

Sawmill Subsidies Referred to Integrity Commission

To prop up a select few failing businesses with public money is a dangerous precedent and a gross abuse of trust and power..

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 Mar 2015

Goodbye Integrity, Hello Corruption

If the government’s submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Integrity is acted on, it would mean the effective abolition of our key integrity authority.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  30 Sep 2014

Integrity Commission Funding Cloud

The Liberal government today confirmed in the parliament that the Integrity Commission would have its budget slashed by $600 000 in the upcoming state budget.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  4 Jun 2014

Integrity Watchdog Cuts Fears

Proposed cuts to the budget of the Integrity Commission will seriously impact on its capacity to investigate allegations of corruption.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  31 May 2014