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Conflicts of Interest

Public faith in the institutions of government, of parliament, of ministerial decisions and of departmental officers must be upheld.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  20 Nov 2018

Transparency on Education Secretary's Appointment Crucial

The government needs to be completely open about the appointment of the new Secretary of the Department of Education.

Andrea Dawkins  |  Media Release  |  23 Dec 2015

Barnett Appointment Purely Political

In GBE Estimates today, Heritage Minister Matthew Groom was unable to point to any experience the new Chair of the Maria Island Working Group has in natural or cultural management and unable to deny that installing Liberal Lyons MP, Guy...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Dec 2015

Premier in Knots

The fact that the former head of the Attorney-General’s Office has not been seconded raises the question of whether the government has acted lawfully.

Nick Mckim  |  Media Release  |  24 Mar 2015