Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Six ICAC recommendations concerning election funding which are never likely to be endorsed by a NSW government

In the last month of 2014 the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption released a report titled; Election funding, expenditure and disclosure in NSW: Strengthening accountability and transparency.

This 31-page report made twenty-two (22) recommendations which would make politicians, political parties and associated entities more accountable for their fundraising activities, finally allow voters to be aware of the sources of political funding in the lead-up to a state election and, allow for the de-registration of political parties in extreme cases of non-compliance.

Here are eight of those recommendations which are unlikely to be implemented no matter which major political party wins the March 2015 state election:

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