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Government's Sham ICAC Has No Friends

Media Release
Larissa Waters 12 Nov 2020

The Greens echo the Australian Federal Police Association’s description of the Morrison Government’s sham integrity commission as nothing more than a “protection racket” for government MPs.
 
Greens Leader in the Senate and Spokesperson on Democracy, Senator Larissa Waters, said:
 
“The Morrison Government has designed its sham integrity commission to shield their mates from proper scrutiny. It wants one rule for its politicians, and another for everyone else.
 
“The Government’s CIC bill has no friends. Earlier this week, the Senate made clear it thought the bill is too weak by supporting a Greens motion demanding an independent corruption watchdog with teeth.
 
“My bill for a federal corruption watchdog passed the Senate a year ago. If Morrison brought on my bill for debate in the House, we could have an effective ICAC by Christmas."

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