21 August 2019

How to strengthen the integrity of Australian politics

The ‘revolving door’ between politics and lobbying roles is a growing challenge in Australia. Effective revolving door restrictions would help to reduce the likelihood of individuals and organisations ‘buying’ influence.

1 February 2019

The proposed federal corruption watchdog needs more teeth

The Federal Government’s proposal to establish a Commonwealth Integrity Commission is an important and timely initiative. But as this Grattan Institute submission shows, the CIC will need more powers and resources than currently proposed if it is to be effective at weeding out corruption and serious misconduct.