A report from the Australia Institute’s Democracy & Accountability Program represents the largest and most comprehensive domestic study of the practice of cronyism in relation to appointments to a government agency ever conducted in Australia.

This was recorded on Wednesday 12th October 2022 and things may have changed since recording.

The Australia Institute // @theausinstitute


Bill Browne, Director, Democracy & Accountability Program at the Australia Institute // @Browne90

Deb Wilkinson, Lead Author of ‘Cronyism in appointments to the AAT’

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey

Edited by: Emily Perkins

Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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