Investigation Moriah was an own-motion investigation into the Tasmanian Health Service (THS), North West, based on previous investigations undertaken by the Commission and the Department of Health, and other intelligence. We were assisted in the matter by a police officer appointed under section 21 of the Integrity Commission Act.
The focus of our investigation was alleged breaches of the State Service code of conduct by Simon Foster (then Director, Corporate Services). The alleged breaches included misuse of resources, failure to attend work without explanation, and a management style involving intimidation and punitive actions against other employees...
Sector: Tasmanian State Service
Respondent level: Public Officer
Misconduct risk(s): Misuse of public resources for personal gain and dishonest performance of public functions
Outcome: Referred to the Principal Officer for action - report released in the public interest