September 2009

REVIEW OF THE MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT (REGISTER OF INTERESTS) ACT 1978

Submission by the Accountability Round Table

The submission has been prompted by our consideration of recent public discussion of a fund raising practice that has developed in Australia.

It appears that the major political parties now regard it as acceptable to hold functions to which individuals and business interests purchase admission for a substantial sum on the basis that by doing so they will secure an opportunity to speak with ministers or shadow ministers.

Related Documents

The Final report of the committee

The Victorian Government Response

General Information about the inquiry

ART Submission