Tag: government integrity

Tasmania’s Subordinate Legislation Committee fails to provide democratic accountability during the COVID-19 emergency

This is one of a special series of posts exploring the public law implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information on the Gilbert + Tobin Centre’s work in the area of public law and public health, see here.Read the rest

Two questions about the powers of anti-corruption commissions


On the 28th of February 2018, little more than two weeks before South Australian voters went to the polls to elect a new Liberal government, the state’s Independent Commissioner Against Corruption released a blistering report on … Read the rest

A Ban on Foreign Political Donations: Definitions, Scope and Constitutional Validity


The federal Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters has recommended that foreign citizens and entities be banned from making political donations to political parties, associated entities (such as trade unions and dedicated fundraising bodies) and third parties … Read the rest


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