National Redress Scheme

Labor welcomes the announcement today that Victoria and New South Wales will join a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse. 

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Time has come for a National Redress Scheme

Federal Labor strongly encourages all states and institutions to sign up to a national redress scheme for survivors of child sexual abuse as soon as possible.

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Corruption Perceptions Index shows need for National Integrity Commission

Perceived levels of corruption in Australia have increased significantly since 2012, according to Transparency International.

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Turnbull refuses to sack Joyce for breaching ministerial code

It’s clear the Prime Minister has lost all confidence in his Deputy, but he’s refusing to do the right thing and sack him.

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Government's response to NT Royal Commission is inadequate

Three months after the Northern Territory Royal Commission handed down its recommendations, the Turnbull Government finally decided to respond late in the day at the end of the Parliamentary sitting session.  

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Another Minister splits from Turnbull on NIC

Another day, and another government minister splits from Prime Minister Turnbull on whether to support Labor’s plan for a National Integrity Commission.

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Government split on National Integrity Commission

The Liberal-National coalition is once more at odds – this time on whether to support Labor’s proposal for a National Integrity Commission.

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A National Integrity Commission - Restoring trust in politics and the public sector

A Shorten Labor Government will establish a National Integrity Commission to prevent, investigate and eliminate corruption inside the federal government and the public sector.

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Silence on whaling in the Southern Ocean

The Turnbull Government is hiding in the shadows on action to stop Japan’s whalers.

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Out of the frying pan, into the fire

The legal community may have breathed a sigh of relief with the departure of George Brandis from the Attorney-General’s portfolio.

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