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Culture and values

Our culture is enriched by diversity, with our staff being drawn from state police services and a range of Australian Government agencies, including the Attorney-General’s Department, the AFP, and the Department of Home Affairs. We are united in our key objective to ensure a fair, thorough, impartial and independent investigative process within Australia’s legal system, and through our shared values:


We collaborate and work cooperatively with our key partners and other portfolio agencies to achieve our purpose. We work closely with a wide range of stakeholders, engaging meaningfully, building strong relationships, and upholding a unified approach.


We act with integrity in everything we do, holding ourselves to the highest standards of fairness and transparency. We are accountable and act ethically.


We strive for excellence, promoting a culture of continuous improvement. We are driven to harness our collective skills and knowledge to deliver outcomes.


We conduct our work with fairness, ensuring we apply impartiality in the way we approach issues, make decisions and interact with people.


We strive to earn the trust and confidence of the Australian public and our stakeholders through honesty, transparency and fairness. We are committed to building understanding of our work by those interested and affected. We are committed to a privacy-focused culture which values personal information and we treat personal information as a valuable business asset to be respected and managed in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988.


We treat others with respect and value diversity and inclusivity in our workplace.