- Publication of information on the web about aggregate cost of travel by office-holders
- On line publication of the Register of Lobbyists
- New guidelines on use of public money for government advertising include the requirement for publication on the web of Auditor General's assessment of compliance.In the light of the Howard Government's record in this department, a brownie point for trying to the Opposition spokesman who criticised the guidelines for failing to include the word"vet" .
Thursday, July 03, 2008
Some advances on the transparency front
Credit where due to the Federal Government and Special Minister of State Faulkner for these initiatives for improved transparency, even though the first two still fall short of a robust disclosure regime: