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Monday, September 22, 2008

Transparency and accountability 101 for NSW Cabinet

Could this ABC report yesterday mean someone at the top in NSW has finally seen the light?
"A special cabinet meeting is underway in Sydney with New South Wales Government ministers receiving a briefing from the heads of the state's two corruption watchdogs. Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) head Gerald Cripps and the Ombudsman Bruce Barbour are detailing what is expected of ministers in terms of accountability and transparency in running their ministerial offices. The Premier says he is drawing a line under the practices of the past and want to strengthen his government's administration. "That's not to say that our ministers aren't already across this, but I've drawn a line under the practices of the past and we are rebuilding the confidence of the people of NSW in our administration block by block," he said.

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