Knowing where misconduct is most likely to occur is fundamental to managing it effectively and developing strategies to minimise or prevent it.
Information for public sector agencies on major misconduct risks, prevention strategies and forums, codes of conduct and resources for dealing with misconduct.
The following information will help you identify potential risk areas in your organisation, and offers best practice guidance for managing it.
Major risk areas – Misconduct prevention advisories
- Conflicts of interest
- Secondary employment
- Fraud and corruption
- Disposal of assets
- Information security
- Use of official resources
- Sponsorship management
- Gifts and benefits
- Public records
- Social media and public officials
Codes of conduct
Your code of conduct plays a key role in establishing your organisational culture and can help your organisation and its employees respond appropriately to corruption risks and ethical challenges.
Dealing with suspected misconduct
See our investigation toolkit, Facing the facts, for clear advice on how to deal with suspected official misconduct matters.
Services and support
Please contact us if you would like further information or advice about a specific prevention issue. We can arrange for a prevention adviser to visit your agency and conduct training sessions to suit your needs.
Forums and lunchbox information sessions
Access slides and resources from past sessions.