January 2016 (#211)

In this update:

  • Australia’s ranking continues to fall in 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index
  • TI Australia Position Papers released

Australia’s ranking continues to fall in 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index

Australia’s ranking in the 2015 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) has dropped for the third consecutive year, with Australia now 13th of the 168 countries included. Transparency International Australia (TIA) is calling on the Australian government to address critical deficiencies in Australia’s anti-corruption laws. TIA’s Chairman, Anthony Whealy QC, has commented on ABC radio.

 

TI Australia Position Papers released

A series of Position Papers has been developed by TI Australia (TIA). They outline TIA’s position on key areas of interest, and are intended to inform policymakers, the media, the general public and TIA members.  Special thanks to all members and supporters who have given input into our priorities and positions. Click on the links below for further information:

Bribery of Foreign Public Officials

Illicit Financial Flows

Anti-Corruption Agencies in Australia

Preventing Corruption in Mining

Open Government & Rights to Information

Transparency and Public Procurement

Political Finance & Donations

Whistleblowing

 

 

TI Australia e-Update #211

January 2016

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