‘Scary’: Federal integrity body becomes an issue in battle for Brisbane

Queensland Liberal MP Trevor Evans has warned the crowd at a candidates’ forum in his marginal inner-Brisbane seat about the “scary” outcomes experienced by some of those investigated by state anti-corruption bodies. And despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s refusal to commit to setting up such an agency if the Coalition is returned to government after… Read More

Media release – Budget cuts to ABC and ANAO in real terms + Independent Funding Tribunal needed

Cuts to ABC and ANAO show need for independent funding Funding for accountability institutions is threatened by political budget cycles and should be made independent, according to research and budget analysis by the Centre for Public Integrity. The 2022-2023 budget includes: “Despite promising to restore funding to the ABC and the ANAO, this budget gives… Read More