South Australian councils want feedback on corruption

By Paul Hemsley The Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA) has commissioned Adelaide University to run an independent survey on people’s views about corruption, misconduct and maladministration in councils. The study will be conducted through the state government’s Local Government Research and Development Scheme to give the LGA an insight on public attitudes towards […]

ICAC chief cites RailCorp scandal as landmark

By Rob O’Brien   The Commissioner for the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has cited the RailCorp corruption scandal as a landmark investigation in his tenure at the helm of the watchdog.   Signing off his five-year stint at the ICAC in his final column for Government News, entitled ‘The importance of being honest’, the […]

Bowler latest WA minister to resign

By Staff Writer John Bowler has resigned from his position as WA Minister for Local Government, Racing and Gaming and from the State Parliamentary Labor Party. He is the fourth minister asked to resign in nine months. Premier Alan Carpenter said in a statement that there was evidence before the state’s Corruption and Crime Commission […]


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