Preventing, detecting and dealing with fraud and corruption (RMG 201)

Visit the Attorney-General's Department, Commonwealth Fraud Prevention Centre's website to access the Commonwealth Fraud and Corruption Control Framework. All queries relating to the management of fraud and corruption in the Commonwealth can be directed to the Attorney-General's Department by email at info@counterfraud.gov.au.

Audience

RMG-201 offers practical advice to Commonwealth entities, including accountable authorities and officials within these entities, to help them meet the requirements of:

  • Section 10 of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (the Fraud and Corruption Rule) sets out the key requirements of fraud and corruption control, and 
  • the Commonwealth Fraud and Corruption Policy (the Policy) — a government policy binding non-corporate Commonwealth entities (NCEs), setting out requirements for specific areas of fraud and corruption control.

The Commonwealth Fraud and Corruption Control Framework is composed of three tiers: 

  • the Fraud and Corruption Rule (Section 10 of the PGPA Rule)
  • the Commonwealth Fraud and Corruption Policy, and 
  • RMG-201 Preventing, detecting and dealing with fraud and corruption.

Key points

 

  • RMG-201 is issued by the Attorney-General's Department and provides practical advice to Commonwealth entities on how to implement the Fraud and Corruption Rule and Policy.
  • Entities are strongly encouraged to consider RMG-201 when determining how to manage their fraud and corruption risks in a way that is proportionate and best suits the individual circumstances of their entity. 
  • Entities should read RMG-201 in conjunction with other relevant Commonwealth polices and guides, located in the right-hand menu including the Commonwealth Risk Management Policy.
  • Additional guidance is available at www.counterfraud.gov.au.

 

Key information to assist you in preventing, detecting and dealing with fraud and corruption
 


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