The 'ICAC Induction for Public Officers' course will help you to understand:
- The role and functions of the South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC); and
- The obligation that all public officers have to report certain types of conduct to the Office for Public Integrity (OPI)
On completion of the course you will be able to:
- understand key terminology used in the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 (ICAC Act) and the ICAC Directions and Guidelines
- identify who is a public officer and a public authority
- define corruption, misconduct and maladministration
- identify the types of conduct that should be reported to the OPI
- understand your reporting obligations
The course will take approximately 30 - 40 minutes to complete. You do not need to complete the course in one sitting, you may log in and out as many times as you like.
In order to receive a certificate you must complete the course and achieve a minimum grade of 80% on the final test.
All scenarios, characters and case studies used in the course are fictitious.
Images of fictitious public officers are actors and volunteers and have been used with permission.
It is fundamental that the community trust those who are responsible for public administration. This trust relies on public officers carrying out their roles impartially, transparently and wholly in the public interest.
Conflicts of interest can pose a significant risk to honest, open, independent and impartial public administration.
As a public officer it is possible that at some point you will be faced with a conflict of interest. It is important that you are able to identify and disclose any conflicts of interest that arise for you.
The ‘ICAC Conflicts of Interest Course' will help you to understand:
- What a conflict of interest is
- Why and how conflicts of interest arise
- The different types of conflicts of interest
- How to identify and disclose conflicts of interest
- How conflicts of interest can be managed and monitored