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Turnbull makes a good start on expenses, but needs to go further

It is regrettable that the path leading to the establishment of an independent body to oversee the work-related expenses of parliamentarians has been so tortuous.

Politics

When political self-interest decides donations rules, what chance reform in the public interest?

Amid debate over Labor senator Sam Dastyari accepting A$1,600 from a Chinese company to cover a travel bill, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten last week put forward some proposals to reform Australia’s federal political donations regime.

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Professor Colleen Lewis

Reforming political donations is essential if we are to trust our politicians

by Colleen Lewis The electorate is growing increasingly weary of being treated as a plaything by too many of its elected representatives. If MPs do not believe just how disillusioned...

Professor Colleen Lewis

Reforming political donations is essential if we are to trust our politicians

by Colleen Lewis The electorate is growing increasingly weary of being treated as a plaything by too many of its elected representatives. If MPs do not believe just how disillusioned...

Professor Colleen Lewis

Reforming political donations is essential if we are to trust our politicians

by Colleen Lewis The electorate is growing increasingly weary of being treated as a plaything by too many of its elected representatives. If MPs do not believe just how disillusioned...

Adjunct Professor Colleen Lewis

Politicians forget what public trust means – we must remind them

by Colleen Lewis There cannot be a more important office or more challenging role than being a member of parliament. This is especially so for government MPs and ministers, including...

Adjunct Professor Colleen Lewis

Politicians forget what public trust means – we must remind them

by Colleen Lewis There cannot be a more important office or more challenging role than being a member of parliament. This is especially so for government MPs and ministers, including...

Adjunct Professor Colleen Lewis

Politicians forget what public trust means – we must remind them

by Colleen Lewis There cannot be a more important office or more challenging role than being a member of parliament. This is especially so for government MPs and ministers, including...