Political corruption

NARROWER TERMS:
Report

Interim report on all aspects of the conduct of the 2019 federal election and matters related thereto

The International Grand Committee is an example of countries coming together to share, learn and ultimately create change for the better. The recommendations of this report are just the beginning of tackling the threat of foreign interference and disinformation.
Report

The age of mass protests: understanding an escalating global trend

This analysis finds that the mass political protests that have captured media attention over the past year, such as those in Hong Kong and Santiago, are in fact part of a decade-long trend line affecting every major populated region of the world.
Discussion paper

Eliminating the undue influence of money in politics

Perceived lack of integrity in Australia’s political and bureaucratic processes is partlially due to weak laws regulating the flow and transparency of money in government. This discussion paper includes a 15 point plan to eliminate the undue influence of money in politics.
Commentary

Remembrance of rorts past: why the McKenzie scandal might not count for a hill of beans

It's much harder to remove a minister these days than it used to be – and there's no sign Bridget McKenzie's departure will prove a damaging blow for the Morrison Government.
Report

Corruption perceptions index 2019

The index offers an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption by ranking countries and territories from all over the globe. In 2012, Transparency International revised the methodology used to construct the index to allow for comparison of scores from one year to the...
Report

Investigation of matters referred from the Legislative Assembly on 8 August 2018

The Victorian Ombudsman was asked by the Victorian Parliament’s Legislative Assembly to investigate MPs’ knowledge of, and involvement in, fraudulent activity undertaken by former Liberal State Director, Damien Mantach, between 2010 and 2015. This report outlines the Ombudsman's findings.
Audio interview

Putin's election

When is an election not an election? When Vlad the Rad locks up his opponents and intimidates the “electorate”, that’s when. Ben Davidson gets the skinny on Putin’s Stalin-beating longevity in office with Dr Roderic Pitty.
Report

Perceptions of corruption: survey of Victorian local government employees

This report outlines the responses of local government employees following research into their understanding of corruption, their perceptions of corruption and misconduct, attitudes to reporting corruption and misconduct, and attitudes towards preventing corruption.
Report

People's experiences of corruption: implications for business in South-East Asia

In recognising that corruption continues to be one of the key challenges faced by companies doing business in South-East Asia, this report provides a perspective on the link between corruption and businesses in six countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam.
Guide

Five principles for engaging citizens in anti-corruption mechanisms

Based on research into why and how people decide to report corruption and what sustains initial engagement, this guide offers five principles that inform how organisations can understand, analyse and possibly adapt their anti-corruption mechanisms to become more effective.