13 September 2017

© Commonwealth of Australia 2017
ISBN 978-1-76010-652-2

View the report as a single document - (PDF 1933KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Select Committee on a National Integrity Commission (PDF 11KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 20KB)
Recommendations (PDF 83KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 159KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Structure and scope of this report
Note on references

Chapter 2 - The current multi-agency framework (PDF 672KB)

The definition of 'corruption'
Agencies comprising the multi-agency framework
Other integrity measures
The role of the Australian Parliament
Other integrity measures concerning parliamentarians and the ministry
Role of the media
Audit of the existing Commonwealth integrity framework

Chapter 3 - State, territory and international integrity commissions (PDF 590KB)

New South Wales—Independent Commission Against Corruption
Queensland—Crime and Corruption Commission
Western Australia—Corruption and Crime Commission
Tasmania—Integrity Commission
Victoria—Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission
South Australia—Independent Commissioner Against Corruption and Office of Public Integrity
International integrity commission models
Committee comment

Chapter 4 - Arguments for and against the establishment of a national integrity commission (PDF 451KB)

Gaps and vulnerabilities
Educative function
Public versus private hearings
Budgetary and resourcing considerations
Oversight of a national integrity commission
A national integrity commission?
Committee view

Additional Comments from NXT (PDF 163KB)
Australian Greens – Dissenting Report (PDF 156KB)
Additional comments from Senator Hinch (PDF 4KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 6KB)
Appendix 2 - Answers to questions on notice (PDF 7KB)
Appendix 3 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 71KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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Department of the Senate
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Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

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