About the Commission

The Commission of Inquiry relating to the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC) commenced on 7 February 2022 by Order in Council.

The Honourable Gerald Edward (Tony) Fitzgerald AC QC was appointed Chairperson and the Honourable Alan Wilson QC was appointed Commissioner for the Commission of Inquiry.

Under the Terms of Reference the Commission of Inquiry is required to inquire into, report and make recommendations with respect to the following matters relating to the CCC:

  1. the adequacy and appropriateness of the structure of the CCC in relation to use of seconded police officers;
  2. the adequacy and appropriateness of legislation, procedures, practices and processes relating to the charging and prosecution of criminal offences for serious crime and corruption in the context of CCC investigations; and
  3. the adequacy and appropriateness of section 49 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001.

The Report of the Commission of Inquiry is due to be provided to the Honourable the Premier and Minister for the Olympics and the Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence by 9 August 2022.