Registered training organisations - corruption in the provision and certification of security industry training (Operation Columba)

The ICAC investigated allegations that persons from various registered training organisations, and others, may have engaged in corrupt conduct, and/or conduct liable to allow, encourage or cause the occurrence of corrupt conduct, in relation to the delivery of training, the conduct of assessments and the issue of certificates connected with approved security industry training courses.

In its report on this investigation, made public on 9 December 2009, the ICAC made corrupt conduct findings against 10 persons and recommended that consideration be given to the prosecution of eight persons for specified criminal offences and to the revocation of security licences held by two persons. A total of 16 corruption prevention recommendations are made to address fundamental regulatory problems in the security industry.

Investigation reports Investigation reports
Report on corruption in the provision and certification of security industry training (Operation Columba) (9 Dec 2009) View full report
Findings of corrupt conduct Findings of corrupt conduct
Findings and updates View findings
Recommendations for prosecutions Recommendations for prosecutions
Recommendations for prosecutions View recommendations
Recommendations for disciplinary action Recommendations for disciplinary action
Other recommendations View recommendations
Recommendations for corruption prevention Recommendations for corruption prevention
Recommendations for corruption prevention View recommendations
Transcripts Transcripts
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Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets
ICAC finds corrupt conduct and recommends changes to clean up NSW security industry training View media release