UWA’s Fraud and Corruption Control Framework includes:
- the Fraud and Corruption Control Plan (on the staff intranet);
- the Fraud and Corruption Policy, Guideline and Procedure;
- the Fraud Risk Register (on the staff intranet);
- the Public Interest Disclosure Policy, Guideline and Procedure;
- the Fraud Risk Assessment Program (on the staff intranet);
- the Internal Audit Plan (on the staff intranet); and
- the Audit and Risk Committee.
Fraud is —
Dishonest activity causing actual or potential financial loss to any person or entity including theft of personal identity, money or other property by employees or persons external to the University and where deception is used at the time, immediately before or immediately following the activity.
Fraudulent activity includes, but is not limited to, 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 for personal financial benefit.
Dishonest activity in which an individual(s) abuses their position of trust in order to achieve some personal gain or advantage for themselves or provide an advantage/ disadvantage for another person or entity.
University Officers must abide by the University’s Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct (the Codes), and the following policies:
- the Fraud and Corruption Policy;
- the Conflicts of Interest Policy;
- the Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy