Colleen Lewis


Come clean: time to clean up political donations

Executive overview Australians have been let down by their political leaders, other members of parliament (MPs) and by the federal parliamentary committee system. This harsh assessment is the result of research into political donations laws in this country. In 2008, a 99-page Electoral Reform Green...

Police, civilians and democratic accountability

Colleen Lewis investigates the effectiveness of attempts around Australia to increase the public accountability of the police. She highlights the complex relationship between police and government and the reduction of judicial oversight under anti-terrorism laws.