Lessons from the NSW ICAC: 'This watchdog has teeth'
There is a strong need and broad public support for a federal anti-corruption commission with public hearings.
The darkest corners: The case for a federal integrity commission
There is a compelling case for a federal integrity commission: there is strong public support for such a body, and there is evidence that corruption is endemic in our federal public service, with 3000 cases being reported by the public service’s own survey.
Accountability and the Law: Anti-corruption agencies in Australia
Corrupt conduct has always been part of human society, and has caused the downfall of empires and societies including the Romans and the Ottomans. It erodes public trust in government and encourages citizens to also act unethically. We must remain absolutely intolerant of public corruption.
Re: Establishment of a National Integrity Commission
Transparency International Australia’s position remains that a broad-based federal anti-corruption agency is needed, as part of an enhanced multi-agency strategy – especially to ensure a comprehensive approach to corruption risks beyond the criminal investigation system, and support stronger parl
Ten-point plan to clean up money in federal politics
Substantially involved - Queensland government and Adani’s NAIF loan
Queensland government will be “substantially involved” in any loan to Adani under the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), as outlined by the Department that helped design the NAIF, in its submission to the Senate NAIF inquiry.
Not an independent fund? Submission to Inquiry into the governance and operation of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF)
The Australia Institute made a submission to the Senate Economic Committee’s Inquiry into the governance and operation of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).
Richard Denniss talks with Channel 10's The Project about the price difference for goods bought in Australia compared with many other parts of the world, and why this is causing more and more Australians to shop online.
Ever wondered what happens to Tasmania’s beautiful native forests when they are logged? The answer will shock you! As our latest infographic shows just 3% is used for sawn wood and wood-based panels. A STAGGERING 65% GETS LEFT TO ROT (OR BURN) ON THE FOREST FLOOR, while 23% gets turned into wood chips for export. Contrary to the claims of the industry, the main ‘product’ from native forestry is waste!
Part one of The Australia Institute's Executive Director Dr Richard Denniss in conversation with Greens Leader Senator Bob Brown at Politics in the Pub.