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Inquiry Name:

An inquiry into public sector procurement of goods and services and its vulnerability to corrupt practice

Date Commenced:22 Nov 2017
Tabling Date:30 Apr 2019
Inquiry Status:Current

Committee Name:

Joint Standing Committee on the Corruption and Crime Commission

House:Joint

Members Conducting Inquiry
Members:Ms Margaret Mary Quirk MLA
Hon. James (Jim) Edward Chown MLC
Hon. Alison Marie Xamon MLC
Mr Matthew Hughes MLA


Media Statements:

No Media Statements released
Staff Members: Ms Vanessa Beckingham, BA (Hons) (Acting Principal Research Officer)
Ms Marion Huntly (Research Officer)

Contact Details

Phone No:08 9222 7857
Fax No:08 9222 7804
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Terms of Reference:An inquiry into public sector procurement of goods and services and its vulnerability to corrupt practice

The committee will examine:-
1. The adequacy and nature of oversight mechanisms, policies and guidelines for procurement within the WA public sector to prevent corruption and serious misconduct;
2. The profile and training of public sector personnel engaged in procurement;
3. Corruption prevention and risk strategies deployed in WA Public Sector agencies;
4. The sufficiency and use of sanctions for individuals found to have engaged in corrupt and serious misconduct in procurement duties;
5. Best corruption prevention practices in procurement from other jurisdictions;
6. Reform to current legal and administrative practices in the area of procurement to prevent and reduce the risk of corruption;
7. Adequacy of whistleblowing protections in the context of allegations of corruption in procurement.

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Deadline for Submissions:
15 Mar 2018

Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Assembly Committee Rooms, Level 1/11 Harvest Tce, West Perth

Hearing Dates:

Date

Time

Venue

Organisation

Witnesses

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05/09/201810:00 AMLegislative Committee Office Room 1Mr John Langoulant AO Public
06/27/201810:15 AMLegislative Assembly Meeting Room (Parliament House)Department of FinanceMrs Stephanie Black (Acting Director General), Miss Kathryn Ingham (Director, Strategic Advisory Services), Mr Richard Mann (Executive Director, Stratetgic Projects) and Mr Anthony Halberg (Director, Policy and Procurement Services) Public
06/27/201810:15 AMLegislative Assembly Meeting Room (Parliament House)Department of FinanceMs Stephanie Black (A/Director General), Ms Kate Ingham (Director, Strategic Advisory Services), Mr Tony Halberg (Director, Policy and Procurement Services, Building Management and Works) and Mr Richard Mann (Executive Director Strategic Projects) Public
09/17/201812:30 PMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room 2Department of TransportMr Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General), Mr Steve Beyer (Acting Managing Director), Mr Craig Shepherd (Director, Procurement and Fleet Managment) and Mrs Natasha Thomas (Budget Management Director) Public
09/17/201801:45 PMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room 2Department of Transport and Main Roads WAMr Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General), Mr Peter Woronzow (Acting Managing Director) and Mr Philip D'Souza (Acting Executive Director, Finance and Commericial Services) Public
09/17/201803:00 PMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room 2Department of Transport and Public Transport AuthorityMs Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General), Mr Mark Burgess (Managing Director) and Mr Kevin Kirk (Executive Director Finance and Contracts) Public
10/10/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room 1Courrption and Crime Commission WAHon. John McKechnie, QC (Commissioner), Mr Ray Warnes (Chief Executive) and Ms Kirsten Nelson (Acting Director Assessment and Strategy Development) Public
10/17/201810:00 AMLegislative Assembly Committee Office - Meeting Room 1Department of HealthDr David Russell-Weisz (Director General), Mr Rob Toms (Chief Executive, Health Support Service), Mr Mark Thompson (Chief Procurement Officer, Health Support Service) and Mr Leon McIvor (Acting Assistant Director General, Strategy and Governance Division) Public

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Related Written Submissions:

Written Submission by Corruption and Crime Commission received on 7 Nov 2017
Written Submission by CCF WA received on 1 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Office of the Auditor General received on 2 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Department of Finance received on 13 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Public Sector Commission received on 14 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Department of Transport received on 14 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Community and Public Sector Union/Civil Service Association received on 15 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Department of Education received on 16 Mar 2018
Written Submission by Ms Christine Tonkin received on 28 Aug 2018

Related Transcripts of Evidence:

• Evidence by Mr John LANGOULANT (Special Inquirer, Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects) on 09/05/2018
• Evidence by Mrs Stephanie BLACK (Acting Director General), Miss Kathryn INGHAM (Director, Strategic Advisory Services,) Mr Richard MANN (Executive Director, Strategic Projects) Mr Anthony HALBERG (Director, Policy and Procurement Services) on 27/06/2018
• Evidence by Ms Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General, Department of Transport), Mr Steve Beyer (Acting Managing Director, Department of Transport), Mr Craig Shepherd (Director, Procurement and Fleet Management, Department of Transport) and Mrs Natasha Thomas (Budget Management Director, Department of Transport) on 17/09/2018
• Evidence by Ms Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General, Department of Transport), Mr Mark Burgess (Managing Director, Public Transport Authority) and Mr Kevin Kirk (Executive Director, Finance and Contracts, Public Transport Authority) on 17/09/2018
• Evidence by Ms Nina Lyhne (Acting Director General, Department of Transport), Mr Peter Woronzow (Acting Managing Director, Main Roads Western Australia) and Mr Philip D'Souza (Acting Executive Director, Finance and Commercial Services, Main Roads Western Australia) on 17/09/2018
• Evidence by Mr John McKechnie (Commissioner, Corruption and Crime Commission), Mr Raymond Warnes (Chief Executive) and Ms Kirsten Nelson (Acting Director, Assessment and Strategy Development) on 10/10/2018
• Evidence by Dr David Russell-Weisz (Director General, Department of Health), Mr Robert Toms (Chief Executive, Health Support Services, Department of Health), Mr Leon McIvor (Acting Assistant Director General, Strategy and Governance Division) and Mr Mark Thompson (Chief Procurement Officer, Health Support Services) on 17/10/2018

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