Free public conference: 'Ethics and Integrity in Parliament: Emerging Perspectives'


Event details


Date & time

Monday 30 November 2009


Parliament House, Canberra




Rachel McGrath-Kerr
How well does the Commonwealth Parliament regulate its members? official conduct?
Are there mechanisms which might improve Parliament?s capacity to regulate its own ethics and integrity?

You are invited to a free public conference on
?Ethics and Integrity in Parliament: Emerging Perspectives?
To be held at Parliament House, Canberra
Monday 30 November 2009
Sponsored by Parliamentary Studies Centre
Crawford School of Economics and Government
Australian National University

Starts at 9.30am with Official Opening by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Harry Jenkins MP and conference overview by Professor John Uhr (ANU) and Howard Whitton (University of Canberra).

Speakers include:
Dr Rosemary Laing, Clerk-designate, The Senate
Bernard Wright, Clerk-designate, House of Representatives
Senator George Brandis SC, shadow Attorney-General
Melissa Parke, MHR
Former Senator Andrew Murray
Prof Tom Campbell, ANU
Ian McPhee, Commonwealth Auditor-General
Prof Brian Costar, Swinburne University
Jack Waterford, The Canberra Times
Prof Mark Evans, U Canberra
Dr Stanley Bach, Washington
Prof Elizabeth McLeay, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Dr Zeger van der Wall, University Amsterdam
Prof Gerard Carney, Bond University
Stephen Skehill, Ethics Adviser, ACT Legislative Assembly
Dr David Solomon, Qld Integrity Commissioner
Prof Rodney Smith, U Sydney

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