QLD ALP Pre-Election Commitments to Transparency and Openness

QLD ALP Pre-Election Commitments to Transparency and Openness

The letter below from Jackie Trad, Deputy Premier of Queensland, was received by Tim Smith and David Solomon in response to our request for all party commitments on openness and transparency and the principles of “Public Trust”. It follows from the letter...
Cairns Tropical Writers Festival  – Tim Smith on “Democracy at the Crossroads?”

Cairns Tropical Writers Festival – Tim Smith on “Democracy at the Crossroads?”

This paper, “Democracy at the Crossroads?” was delivered by Hon Tim Smith QC  at the Cairn’s Tropical Writers Festival, 11 August 2016. In it, he sets out two broad principles to which members of parliament should adhere, The “Fitzgerald Principles” and The...
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