Inquiry into probity and ethics in the Australian Public Sector

On 27 June 2023, the Joint Committee on Public Accounts and Audit adopted an inquiry into probity and ethics in the Australian Public Sector, with a view to examining whether there are systemic factors contributing to poor ethical behaviour in government agencies, and identifying opportunities to strengthen government integrity and accountability.

The inquiry will have particular regard to any matters contained in or connected to the following Auditor-General Reports:

  • No. 30 of 2022–23, Probity Management in Financial Regulators — Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
  • No. 36 of 2022–23, Probity Management in Financial Regulators — Australian Securities and Investments Commission
  • No. 38 of 2022–23, Probity Management in Financial Regulators — Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
  • No. 31 of 2022–23, Administration of the Community Health and Hospitals Program — Department of Health and Aged Care
  • No. 18 of 2022-23, Acquisition, Management and Leasing of Artworks by Artbank — Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 4615
jcpaa@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit will inquire into and report on probity and ethics in the Australian Public Sector.

Track Inquiry

Past Public Hearings

01 Feb 2024: Canberra
20 Nov 2023: Canberra
08 Sep 2023:

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Inquiry Status

Submissions Closed

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