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Government Fraud Liaison Forum

The Australian Government Fraud Liaison Forum (AGFLF) is a biannual event which supports Australian Government fraud control professionals through provision of timely, contemporary information relevant to the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of fraud.

As well as providing a valuable networking opportunity for fraud control professionals, the AGFLF is designed to increase knowledge of potential fraud issues affecting Australian Government agencies by offering presentations from a range of government agencies and the private sector.

Forum 2/2008

Department of Defence, Canberra, 26 November 2008

The Australian Government Fraud Liaison Forum 2/2008 was held on 26 November 2008 at Department of Defence, Fairburn.

Speakers included representatives from the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Law Reform Commission and Bob Falconer, Chairman of Stopline.

Forum presentations

Following the money trail
Hadley Gill, Australian Federal Police

Bob Falconer, Stopline

Privacy & Secrecy issues around exchange of information arising from Privacy laws
Jonathan Dobinson, Australian Law Reform Commission

Forum 1/2008

Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra, 25 June 2008

The biannual Australian Government Fraud Liaison Forum was held at the AIC on June 25 2008. Twenty-one government agencies were represented by over 70 participants, while presentations on fraud issues, prevention methods and risk management were given by 3 guest speakers.

Forum presentations

Finding the balance between using technology and people to detect fraud
Linda Ryan, Department of Immigration and Citizenship.

Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines Annual Report - Revised Questionnaire
Tony Marks and Carolyn Budd, Australian Institute of Criminology

Meeting the fraud risk management challenge in the Banking Industry
Lynne Walker, Commonwealth Bank

Fraud Liaison Forum Steering Committee

The AGFLF is organised by members of the Fraud Liaison Forum Steering Committee (FLFSC). The FLFSC is chaired by the Australian Federal Police and consists of representatives from multiple Australian Government agencies including:

  • Australian Federal Police (Chair)
  • Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Australian Crime Commission
  • Attorney General's Department
  • Australian Taxation Office
  • Centrelink
  • Child Support Agency
  • Comcare
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship

The Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines are available from the Attorney General's website.

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