National Public Sector Fraud & Corruption Congress

9th Annual National Public Sector Fraud and Corruption Congress

31st July-1st August, Rydges Sydney Central

With the expanding role of digital in government operations, the increasing sophistication in criminal activity and constant changes in regulation; fraud and corruption risk is more complex and abundant than ever before. It is now critical for government to have an organisational understanding of fraud and corruption risk, as well as a robust prevention strategy in place.

The 9th Annual National Public Sector Fraud and Corruption Congress will provide a forum for all levels of government to come together in re-evaluating and improving the approach to fraud and corruption detection, prevention and investigation.

Delegates will have the opportunity to gain insight from expert Australian and international speakers on the most pressing challenges in fraud and corruption control in 2019-

  • Effectively creating fraud, corruption and risk awareness within the organisation
  • Attaining management buy-in and funding for integrity, fraud and corruption
  • Navigating compliance and cooperation with regulators
  • Strengthening fraud controls by utilising a targeted control management strategy
  • Understanding and reducing cybercrime in your organisation
  • Developing data analysis capabilities to identify risk and improve fraud and corruption prevention
  • Developing and conducting an enterprise wide fraud risk assessment
  • Creating a culture of safe reporting
  • Developing ethics within the organisation for fraud and corruption reduction
  • Building a modern, robust investigation team
  • Conducting an effective internal investigation

International keynote address

Rebecca Shea, Director Forensic Audits and Investigative Service (FAIS) team, U. S Government Accountability Office

Robert Westbrooks, Inspector General, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, USA


Exclusive private sector insight

Kevin Houlihan, Group Investigations Manager, The Star


An outstanding panel of Australian experts

  • Michael Riches, Deputy Commissioner, SA Independent Commissioner Against Corruption
  • Lewis Rangott, Executive Director, Corruption Prevention, NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption
  • Judy Fearnley, Director – Internal Investigations Section, Department of Human Services
  • Rhonda Murray, Director Fraud Investigations, National Disability Insurance Agency
  • Stephen Jay, Superintendent, Australian Federal Police
  • Lucas Betts, Assistant Director for Integrity and Corruption, Department of Justice and Regulation, Victoria
  • Rod Smith, Director Governance, Department of Planning and Environment, NSW
  • Chris McDermott, Director of Controls, Verification and Assurance, Department of Human Services
  • David Donohue, Director, Investigations & Field Services at Professional Standards Command, NSW Police
  • Leanne Guest, Consultant Ethical Conduct Unit, Department for Education, South Australia
  • Scott Molloy, Manager Quality Assurance and Compliance, Training, Department of Industy, NSW
  • Ivan Perisa, Corruption Prevention and Ethics Manager, Sydney Water
  • Gavin Dyche, Risk Management and Safety Coordinator Commercial Services, Bayside City Council
  • Catherine Geenty, Professional Conduct Coordinator, Wollongong Council
  • Cheryle Burns, Manager, Business Assurance & Risk, Woollahra Council

Please click here to see the agenda.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the sharpest risk and governance minds at this unique forum.

Register now.


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