Vic party integrity and corruption probes

Ongoing corruption and integrity investigations being conducted by Victorian commissions.


* July 2019 - Operation Richmond

The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) launched a probe into Labor's dealings with the firefighters' union over the alleged leaking of private information during negotiations over a controversial workplace agreement for the Country Fire Authority.

* May 2022 - Operation Sandon

Reports confirmed IBAC held hearings during 2019 and 2020 and Premier Daniel Andrews was questioned over his association with allegedly corrupt property developer John Woodman. An investigation was launched into the City of Casey Council's planning and property development decisions.

* November 2022 - Operation Daintree

An investigation was launched into Mr Andrews' role in the awarding of two grants worth $3.4 million to a Labor-linked union ahead of the 2018 election. The grants to the Health Workers Union were to train hospital staff to deal with violence against health workers.


* October 2022 - "Ditch Dan" investigation

The Victorian Electoral Commission launched an investigation into the state Liberals' 24-hour "Ditch Dan" donations fundraiser in August. The donation drive raised more than $500,000 for the opposition's election campaign. The probe will be finalised after the November 26 election.

* November 2022 - Donor scandal

The Victorian Electoral Commission has referred to IBAC an investigation into Opposition Leader Matthew Guy and his former chief of staff Mitch Catlin over allegations of trying to circumvent political donation laws.