Transparency International Australia highlights bribery and corruption risks during a global crisis

Posted on October 7, 2020

Transparency International Australia understands that any crisis can see an increase in bribery, corruption, fraud and misconduct, and the Covid-19 pandemic is no different. Disruption, uncertainty and distraction contribute to an environment in which corrupt actors can take advantage of a crisis for their own benefit. The dedicated landing page will keep you informed of Continue reading

Launch of

Posted on October 6, 2020

The Commonwealth Fraud Prevention Centre, located within the Attorney-General’s Department, has launched a dedicated website on countering fraud: The website contains a range of tools, resources, and guidance materials designed to support Commonwealth entities to identify, prevent, and manage fraud. These resource will assist Commonwealth entities to: •   Learn what fraud is, why it’s a problem Continue reading

Bribery Prevention Network featured in UN Global Compact Virtual Leaders Summit

Posted on October 5, 2020

The UN Global Compact Virtual Leaders Summit featured a panel event called the Role of Bribery Prevention and Detection in building partnerships for the SDGs. Featured speakers included Tim Robinson, Chief Compliance Officer at BHP, Greg Hinds, Superintendent at the Australian Federal Police, Serena Lillywhite, CEO at Transparency International Australia and James Campbell, Partner at Continue reading

Transparency International Australia position on anti-money laundering and the FinCEN Files

Posted on October 2, 2020

Transparency International Australia makes clear the case for strengthened anti-money laundering (AML) laws to stop criminals from profiteering though our financial institutions and the real estate sector. Continuous due diligence must be the bedrock of risk management. ‘Know your customer’ must reach new heights. This means understanding of the integrity, track record, and character of Continue reading

Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) launched around the world

Posted on October 1, 2020

The Transparency International 2019 Corruption Perception Index shines a spotlight on money in politics, political integrity and restoring trust in politics. The report suggests that reducing big money in politics and promoting inclusive political decision-making are essential to curbing corruption. Three essential characteristics that the world’s ‘cleanest’ countries (with a score of 100 being most Continue reading