Audit & Risk

Fraud and corruption

What is Fraud and Corruption?

Fraud (from Australian Standard AS 8001)

Dishonest activity causing actual or potential financial loss to any person or entity. This also includes the deliberate falsification, concealment, destruction or use of falsified documentation used or intended for use for a normal business purpose or the improper use of information or position.

Corruption (from Australian Standard AS 8001)

Dishonest activity in which a director, executive, manager, employee or contractor, student or UTAS member acts contrary to the interests of the entity and abuses his/her position of trust in order to achieve some personal gain for him or herself or for another person or entity.

Who do I report Fraud or Corruption to?
  • Report to your supervisor
  • If you feel uncomfortable for whatever reason you can report directly to the Dean, Head of your Section, or the Director, Audit and Risk.
  • Anonymous reports may be directed to the Director, Audit and Risk.