- What is improper or corrupt conduct?
- How does the process work?
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- How do I report an allegation?
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DEPI recognises the value of transparency and accountability in its administrative and management practices, and supports the making of disclosures that reveal corrupt conduct, conduct involving a substantial mismanagement of public resources, or conduct involving a substantial risk to public health and safety or the environment.
DEPI will take all reasonable steps to protect people who make such disclosures from any detrimental action in reprisal for making the disclosure. It will also afford natural justice to the person who is the subject of the disclosure.
What is improper or corrupt conduct?
Improper or corrupt conduct involves substantial:
- mismanagement of public resources; or
- risk to public health or safety or the environment; or
How do I report an allegation?
Any person who has reasonable grounds for believing that improper or corrupt conduct has occurred can make a disclosure. Disclosures can be made in writing or by telephone and may be made direct to the Department or to the Independent Broad-Based Anti-corruption Commissioner (IBAC).
You may provide information anonymously. You should provide any relevant evidence such as documents that support your allegation.
Senior Advisor, Privacy & Ombudsman
Department of Environment and Primary Industries
PO Box 500
East Melbourne Vic 3002
Ph: 9637 8697
Tel: 1300 735 135