Each year, the Ombudsman undertakes about 40 formal investigations. Some investigations are announced publicly. Others are conducted in private.
Ombudsman Deborah Glass has announced investigations into the matters outlined below.
When each investigation is finished, Ms Glass will table a report in the Victorian Parliament and publish her findings on this website.
Politicisation of the Public Service
In February this year the Legislative Council passed a motion requiring the Ombudsman to investigate some matters, including issues relating to the alleged politicisation of the public service.
This paper summarises the public policy issues raised by the Referral and calls for individuals and organisations to provide information to assist the investigation.