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Resources and references


The toolkit draws on the work of a range of APS agencies including the Attorney-General's Department, the Australian National Audit Office and the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity. Key resources and references are listed here.

APS Values and Code of Conduct

Conditions of engagement

Conflict of interest

Employment screening

Fraud and corruption

Insider threat

Integrity framework – Department of Immigration and Border Protection



Public Interest Disclosure

Risk management



Australian Human Rights Commission (2012). On the record: Guidelines for the prevention of discrimination in employment on the basis of criminal record. Commonwealth of Australia.

Cappelli, D. M., Moore, A. P., Trzeciak, R. F., Shimeall, T. J. (2009). Common Sense Guide to Prevention and Detection of Insider Threats, Version 3.1, Carnegie Mellon University.

Colwill, C. (2009). Human factors in information security: The insider threat - Who can you trust these days? In Information Security Technical Report, November 2009.

McCormac, A., Parson, K. and Butavicius, M. (2012). Preventing and Profiling Malicious Insider Attacks. Defence Science and Technology Organisation, Australia.

Silowash, G., Cappelli, D., Moore, A., Trzeciak, R., Shimeall, T., and Flynn, L. (2012). Common Sense Guide to Mitigating Insider Threats, 4th Edition.

Victorian Public Service Commission (2015). Integrity in Recruitment Guidance Note.

Last reviewed: 
7 June 2018