Big Ideas examines the role of our watchdog agencies. Generally, they only draw public attention when they show someone up: corrupt behaviour by a government official, a waste of public money or maladministration. Less dramatic but just as important is another side of the agencies’ work: monitoring and improving standards and processes. Hear from the heads of the most important watchdog agencies in NSW.
Highlights of Ethics & Leadership In the Public Sector Conference, hosted by the NSW Public Service Commission, 7 and 8 May, 2015
Megan Latham, Commissioner of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, NSW
Grant Hehir, NSW Auditor-General
Bruce Barbour, NSW Ombudsman
Moderator: Peter Mares, Independent researcher and contributing editor to the online magazine Inside Story