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Coalition’s proposed anti-corruption commission would have no power to investigate recent controversies

Guardian analysis finds body lacks power and threshold too high to begin investigations, meaning car parks and sports rorts, and questions about expense claims would avoid scrutiny

Τhe Coalition’s proposed federal anti-corruption body would have no power to investigate dozens of integrity, expense and pork-barrelling controversies that have come to light in recent years, the Guardian has found.

  • Christopher Knaus, Nick Evershed, Rafqa Touma and Natasha May

An analysis of 40 political controversies, conducted jointly by Guardian Australia and the Centre for Public Integrity, has found that all but two would fall well short of the threshold the proposed body requires to…

The Commonwealth Integrity Commission – described by the government as a…

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