AUSTRAC has filed a very detailed claim against Westpac and it’s a damning report.
TIA calls on the Federal Parliament to endorse the Beechworth Principles for a national integrity commission.
Transparency International’s shows corruption is more pervasive in countries where big money can flow freely into electoral campaigns and where governments listen only to the voices of wealthy or well-connected individuals.
This year’s CPI reveals that the continued failure of most countries to significantly control corruption is contributing to a crisis in democracy around the world. While there are exceptions, the data shows that despite some progress, most countries are failing to make serious inroads against corruption.
The latest global corruption report points a finger squarely at the corrosive influence of money in politics.
Since 2012, Australia has slid 8 points in Transparency International’s global corruption ranking, and this downward trajectory is cause for concern.
January 2020: Save the date for the launch of next Corruption Perceptions Index. TIA will be hosting events in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane in January.
For decades, Australian journalists have uncovered truth and aided the quest for good governance around the world – “telling it like it is” with the frankness that makes Australians so well-loved in so many nations.
A 7-point plan for restoring public confidence in Commonwealth whistleblower protection.
Urgent legislative reform is needed to support journalists and the level of press freedom a modern representative democracy like Australia should have.