Everything you need to know to be a good Public Officer
If you are reading this, you probably have an obligation under the Independent Commissioner Against Corruption Act 2012 to report certain types of activities or conduct to the Office for Public Integrity.
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Anti-corruption challenges – could you spot a trusted insider?
Most of us have played variations of “spot the difference” – like the classic game of Where’s Wally? Identifying a concealed difference amongst a group of people you know and trust can be much more challenging. In some cases, not understanding this challenge in the workplace can have devastating consequences for you and your colleagues.
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ICAC hones in on private email accounts - again
Editor’s Note: SA integrity laws were amended in October 2021, which has changed reporting obligations for Public Officers. Further information
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ICAC obligations for contractors too
Did you know that it’s not just University staff who are public officers? Contractors to the University are public officers too, and as such have the same responsibilities and obligations under the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 2012 (SA).
The FYI of FOI
The Freedom of Information Act 1991 (SA) (the FOI Act) gives everyone the right to request access to documents held by public agencies, including universities.
Why the medium for your message always counts
We often work at a hectic pace. Mobile communications systems mean that we can transact business wherever we are. On average, we each send or receive 122 emails in a working day.
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Gift or Gaffe? - the dilemma of students bearing gifts
‘Tis the season for giving and it's not uncommon for students to offer their lecturers a gift as a token of their appreciation. But there is a difference between a token and a “gift of influence” which could be intended or perceived as a bribe.
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