IBAC and VO Welcome Premier Daniel Andrews Commitment to Reform

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Operation Watts was a joint investigation into allegations of serious corrupt conduct involving Victorian public officers, including Members of Parliament. The report tabled 21 recommendations for reform.

The Victorian Ombudsman, Deborah Glass, and the IBAC Commissioner, Robert Redlich, welcome Premier Daniel Andrews’ in principle commitment to implementing the report’s recommendations in full.

We look forward to all parties and the cross bench accepting and implementing the reforms. We will be following-up in due to course to ensure that the recommendations have been adequately acquitted.

About IBAC

IBAC is Victoria's agency responsible for preventing and exposing public sector corruption and police misconduct. To report corruption or misconduct now, visit http://www.ibac.vic.gov.au/report or call 1300 735 135.

Media contact: media@ibac.vic.gov.au or 0427 480 840

About the VO

The VO’s core role is to investigate complaints received about the administrative actions of state government departments, local councils, most statutory authorities and some private bodies who assist agencies in performing their statutory duties.

To make a complaint about an action or decision made by a Victorian public organisation visit https://www.ombudsman.vic.gov.au/ or call 1800 806 314.

Media contact: vomedia@ombudsman.vic.gov.au