As part of our oversight of police misconduct, we investigated the policies, practices and procedures of Tasmania Police relating to unauthorised access to and misuse of information by officers.
The investigation found that options for prosecuting serious information abuse by public sector employees in Tasmania are more limited than in other jurisdictions. We have recommended that certain offences be reviewed...
Sector: Tasmanian State Service
Respondent level: Public officers
Misconduct risk(s): Misuse of work information
Outcome: Referred to the Premier for action; report published in the public interest