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Time to shine a light on anti-corruption commissions

Independent commissions against corruption have proven to be flawed models, akin to modern Star Chambers where the accused have few rights but can have careers and lives destroyed, argues Morry Bailes. He explains why his early support for them has soured.

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ICAC has raised concerns about ongoing administration issues in areas such as health, with the Government last week suspending its own audit of the Adelaide network. Photo: Tony Lewis / InDaily
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Coronavirus chaos "increases corruption risk", ICAC warns

The economic and administrative disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has increased the potential for corruption and maladministration in the South Australian bureaucracy, a new report from the state’s corruption watchdog will warn.

Local

SA Health chief declares new "open and accountable culture"

The chief executive of SA Health has declared “a line in the sand” for the state’s largest government department as it confronts Independent Commission Against Corruption concerns, telling staff it will adopt a “truly open and accountable culture – and anything less is unacceptable”.

News

Bid to impeach Trump over Ukraine phone call

Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi has announced an impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump, following reports that he pressured Ukraine to investigate his political opponent.