February 2017 (#223)

In This Update:

  • TIA National Conference, Brisbane – 16-17 March
  • New TI Australia CEO, Serena Lillywhite
  • 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) successfully launched around Australia

TIA National Conference, Brisbane – 16-17 March:

Register now for TIA’s first biennial national conference – National Integrity 2017: Building the Public/Private Alliance. Early bird registrations close Wed 15 February.


Join us and help strengthen Australia’s systems of integrity, accountability and anti-corruption – including the hot issues of stronger whistleblower protection, real-time disclosure of political donations, whether we need a federal anti-corruption agency, and the latest on business integrity.


New speakers include outstanding legal, political and business representatives: High Court Justice Stephen Gageler; Hon. Yvette D’Ath, Queensland Attorney-General; Commander Peter Crozier, AFP; Fiona McLeod SC; Prof. John McMillan AO; and Alan MacSporran QC.  Click here for the latest conference program and here to register.


New TI Australia CEO, Serena Lillywhite

Ms Serena Lillywhite has been appointed as the new CEO for Transparency International Australia, following a national and international search. Serena brings a wealth of experience as a highly experienced and respected leader in corporate accountability, and will be attending National Integrity 2017 as her first public event.

Anthony Whealy QC, Chair, TI Australia


2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) successfully launched around Australia

Record attendances at KordaMentha CPI launch events confirms the growing interest in having a new National Strategy to combat corruption.



TI Australia e-Update #223

February 2017


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