About the Commission
The Integrity Commission was established on 1 October 2010 by the Integrity Commission Act 2009 (the Act).
The Commission is independent of Tasmanian State Government and is not subject to the direction or control of a minister. The Commission is not part of, or subject to, any other department or agency.
The three primary objectives of the Commission are to:
The Commission achieves these objectives by:
- assisting the public sector to deal with misconduct and educating public officers and the public about integrity;
- dealing with allegations and complaints of misconduct about public officers and making findings and recommendations in relation to investigations.
The Act also established the:
The Act was the outcome of recommendations made by the Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Ethical Conduct.