ICAC Awareness for Public Officers
The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) and the Office for Public Integrity (OPI) are designed to safeguard and enhance confidence in the integrity of public administration in South Australia.
ICAC regularly holds awareness sessions, workshops and seminars to assist public officers and public authorities to comply with their obligations and prevent corruption, misconduct and maladministration in public administration.
This information and awareness seminar was conducted by the Commissioner himself, The Hon. Bruce Lander QC. Delegates heard the Commissioner describe the role and functions of ICAC and the OPI, and explained the reporting obligations all South Australian public officers and public authorities must follow.
The Hon. Bruce Lander QC Biography:
The Independent Commissioner Against Corruption, the Hon. Bruce Lander QC, deals with the realities of poor culture, process and governance in the public sector.
On 19 February 2013 the Honourable Justice Lander was announced as South Australia’s first Independent Commissioner Against Corruption. The Hon. Bruce Lander QC was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of South Australia in March 1969. He practised as a solicitor until 1981 when he signed the Bar Roll. In 1986 he was appointed Queen’s Counsel.
In November 1994 he was appointed as a Judge of the Supreme Court of South Australia. He remained a Judge of that Court until he was appointed a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia on 14 July 2003. In January 2004 he was appointed an additional Judge of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory. In December 2008 he was appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of Norfolk Island.
In November 2005 he was appointed a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a term of five years and was reappointed in 2010 for a further term. In April 2013 he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law by Flinders University for his contribution to the law and the university.
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