Accountability

The VI is overseen by the following Parliamentary Committees:

  • Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) Committee
  • Accountability and Oversight Committee (AOC)
  • Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC)

The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission Committee 

The IBAC Committee monitors and reviews the performance of the duties and functions of the VI and examines any reports made by the VI in relation to the IBAC.

The Accountability and Oversight Committee

The AOC reviews the performance of the duties and functions of the VI and examines any reports made by the VI concerning Victorian Ombudsman officers.

The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee

The PAEC reviews the performance of the duties and functions of the VI and examines any reports made by the VI concerning VAGO Officers.

To ensure the independence of the VI and the Inspector, it is legally impermissible for any of the above committees to investigate or review any decision, finding or recommendation made by the VI in the discharge or exercise of its functions and powers.