Standing Committee on Integrity Commission

Members: Ms Elizabeth Lee MLA (Chair), Ms Tara Cheyne MLA  (Deputy Chair), Ms Caroline Le Couteur MLA

Committee Secretary: Mr Hamish Finlay

Contact Phone: (02) 620 50129

Email: LACommitteeICO@parliament.act.gov.au

At its meeting on Thursday, 1 November 2018, the Assembly passed the following resolution:

"That:

  • a Standing Committee on the Integrity Commission be established to:
    • examine matters related to corruption and integrity in public administration;
    • inquire into and report on matters referred to it by the Assembly or matters that are considered by the Committee to be of concern to the community;
    • perform all functions required of it pursuant to the Integrity Commission Act 2018; and
    • monitor, review and report on the performance of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission or the exercise of the powers and functions of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission, including examining the annual reports of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission and any other reports made by the Commission;
  • nothing in this resolution authorises the Committee to investigate a matter relating to particular conduct or to reconsider a decision to investigate, not to investigate or to discontinue an investigation of a particular complaint made to the Commission, or to reconsider the findings, recommendations, determinations or other decisions of the Commission or the Inspector in relation to a particular investigation or complaint;
  • the Committee shall be composed of a Member nominated by the Government, a Member nominated by the Opposition and a Member to be nominated by the Crossbench;
  • the Chair shall be an Opposition Member ;
  • the Committee be provided with the necessary staff, facilities and resources; and
  • nominations for membership of this Committee be notified in writing to the Speaker within two hours following the passage of this resolution.

(1) a Standing Committee on the Integrity Commission be established to:

  • (a) examine matters related to corruption and integrity in public administration;
  • (b) inquire into and report on matters referred to it by the Assembly or matters that are considered by the Committee to be of concern to the community;
  • (c) perform all functions required of it pursuant to the Integrity Commission Act 2018; and
  • (d) monitor, review and report on the performance of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission or the exercise of the powers and functions of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission, including examining the annual reports of the Integrity Commission and the Inspector of the Integrity Commission and any other reports made by the Commission;

(2) nothing in this resolution authorises the Committee to investigate a matter relating to particular conduct or to reconsider a decision to investigate, not to investigate or to discontinue an investigation of a particular complaint made to the Commission, or to reconsider the findings, recommendations, determinations or other decisions of the Commission or the Inspector in relation to a particular investigation or complaint;

(3) the Committee shall be composed of a Member nominated by the Government, a Member nominated by the Opposition and a Member to be nominated by the Crossbench;

(4) the Chair shall be an Opposition Member;

(5) the Committee be provided with the necessary staff, facilities and resources; and

(6) nominations for membership of this Committee be notified in writing to the Speaker within two hours following the passage of this resolution.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.