Establishment of ICAC in SA

Tue, 2011-10-25 13:32 -- SACCL
Released on 25 October 2011

The SACCL welcomes the Premier's decision to establish an Independent Commission Against Corruption in South Australia. The Council has called on the South Australian Government for years now to establish such a commission in South Australia and was disappointed that the former Premier's model lacked the teeth such a commission needs to invesigate corruption, provide protection to whistle-blowers and to act as a deterrant to those who use their positionbs to secure financial and other advantages for themselves and others.

 

We thank the new Premier for embracing a model that has powers for a commission we have always sought.

 

We are hopeful that this new attitude to ensuring South Australia adopts the ideas of the SACCL continues and we look forward to the Premier announcing South Australia will have a Bill of Rights.

 

Claire O'Connor

Chairperson