How can we avoid conflicts of interest in decision making and increase transparency and accountability of our politicians and government?
Join us on to hear from a panel of experts and to discuss these important questions for the future of Queensland.
- Cameron Murray – Senior Economist at the Australia Institute, academic and author of ‘Game of Mates: How favours bleed the nation’.
- Revel Pointon – Law Reform Solicitor, Environmental Defenders Office Queensland.
- Greg Smith and Melva Hobson from OSCAR (Organisation Sunshine Coast Association of Residents) – The peak Sunshine Coast community organisation, dedicated to achieving transparent and accountable governance on the Sunshine Coast.
Between Operation Belcarra showing serious failings in transparency and accountability in local governments & elections; the 4Corners investigation ‘All that Glitters’ uncovering serious allegations of developer donations influencing Gold Coast decision makers; & the notable influence of the resource industry on politics & decision making – democratic, accountable governance is under serious threat in Queensland.