Date published 12 August 2019
Last modified 14 October 2022
Last reviewed 14 October 2022

As a public official or CCC liaison officer, it is your role to represent your agency in dealings with the CCC.

Notifying the CCC: what you must report

You must notify us of any reasonable suspicion of corrupt conduct, in accordance with ss. 38 or 40 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001 (having regard to ss. 14 and 15 of the Act). You are not required to conduct any preliminary inquiries, nor do you need evidence to any particular standard.

Assessing suspected corrupt conduct - resources

The following resources are designed to help you correctly assess suspected corrupt conduct. 


Your responsibilities

  • Notify the CCC if you have a reasonable suspicion of corrupt conduct.
  • Avoid telling people that they are suspected of corrupt conduct.
  • Ask the CCC for advice if you are uncertain about whether a matter should be referred.
  • If the agency has conducted a preliminary investigation, include copies of any photographs, medical reports, video evidence, transcripts or tapes of any interviews conducted and any other relevant documentation obtained.
  • New HR Act obligations: see

Reporting suspected corrupt conduct: forms for CCC liaison officers

Please use either of the following forms to report corrupt conduct:

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