Commission of Inquiry complaints – further information regarding 22 complaints or information related to child sexual abuse made about Tasmania Police officers, as provided to the Commission of Inquiry.

It’s important that the community, and those raising complaints, allegations or providing information about the conduct of Tasmania Police, have confidence that these reports are taken seriously. 

Tasmania Police is committed to its Values of Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Support.

Information provided to the Commission of Inquiry into the Tasmanian Government’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings referred to:

“…22 instances of complaints/information received in relation to allegations relating to child sexual abuse (since 2000).  The outcome of these are as follows:

  1. a) 9 Unfounded/Not sustained
  2. b) 5 Court Proceedings
  3. c) 6 No Court Proceedings (DPP recommended)
  4. d) 2 Code of Conduct Proceedings
  5. e) 1 Unable to be determined”*

To provide further transparency about these matters, this report provides additional detail on the complaints and outcomes.

Each complaint or information received has been thoroughly reviewed post Commission of Inquiry.

The report can be downloaded here.  

 *Statement of Darren Hine, Commissioner, Tasmania Police, 14 June 2022 (PDF, 20.8 MB)