The Australia Institute welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the ACT Select Committee on an Independent Integrity Commission. The Australia Institute has examined the available evidence from the performance of anti-corruption commissions around Australia in order to inform the most effective design of an integrity commission in the ACT. Our research has found that the broad jurisdiction of an integrity commission, and its ability to hold regular public hearings will be critical to its success in exposing and investigating systemic corrupt conduct.

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