Australia has inadequate corporate regulatory systems. This enables people who have been involved in corruption to register companies in Australia.
Australia must step up its diligence on who is doing business here, and an improved corporate registry system would help.
Business, multi-lateral institutions and civil society must give greater consideration to the nexus between corruption and human rights.
Australian aid should help our neighbours respond to covid. In every crisis, corruption thrives. We should keep good governance squarely in focus.