Seeking submissions by 3 June 2022
The committee will inquire into what happens after a public officer* is found to have engaged in serious misconduct including:
- disciplinary and other sanctions imposed by departments, local government, the Western Australia Police Force and other authorities
- unexplained wealth and criminal benefits proceedings initiated by the Corruption and Crime Commission
- criminal prosecutions arising from serious misconduct investigations including prosecuting arrangements, challenges and outcomes
- the roles of the Corruption and Crime Commission, Public Sector Commission, departments, local government, the Western Australia Police Force and other authorities in taking action, oversighting and/or reporting the above outcomes
- measures to improve the effectiveness, transparency and/or oversight of the above.
* ‘public officer’ includes a public service officer, police officer, member of either House of Parliament, and member, officer or employee of any authority, board, corporation, commission, local government or council of local government.