This essential reform must be prioritised, as a well-functioning, clean, and accountable government is a fundamental pre-requisite for good policymaking.
The destruction by Rio Tinto of a 46,000-year-old aboriginal site is shocking and inexcusable. This needs to be a wake-up call for government and industry reform.
The Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption is the gold standard for any independent anti-corruption agency.
TIA calls on the Federal Parliament to endorse the Beechworth Principles for a national integrity commission.
As a go-to destination for dirty money, Australia must play its role in turning off the tap of illicit flows, often the proceeds of crime and corruption.
The events of this past week – involving a litany of crime and corruption scandals with possible links to Crown and other casinos – have demonstrated unequivocally that Australia needs a strong anti-corruption agency.
We have written to the major parties asking what action they will take in the next parliament to strengthen parliamentary integrity and our democracy.
There are too many gaps in our system that allow corruption to thrive. More than a strong anti-corruption watchdog, we need to boost integrity across our governance system. Here are our five priorities to make that happen.
Our five priority areas for action now challenge all parties to answer the question: how do we take forward that momentum to bring out the best in our democracy?
Transparency International Australia has announced the release of draft recommendations from Australia’s second National Integrity System Assessment – sweeping research on how to strengthen the accountability and integrity of government.