Anti-Corruption Commissions have become an important element in the integrity frameworks at the State, Territory and Federal level in Australia, to investigate and report on allegations of corruption by public sector employees, holders of public office, individuals and entities contracted to perform public functions and people responsible for spending public money. Anti-Corruption Commissions also perform an important corruption prevention role by exposing systemic risks and providing public education.

The twelve principles in this document represent best practice for an Anti-Corruption Commission in an Australian jurisdiction.

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