Business and government

New corporate whistleblower protections worth the scramble

The government’s amendments to overhaul protections for corporate employees could not come at a better time, writes Professor A J Brown.
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Business and government

After 15 years’ work, it’s time: Australia’s national integrity commission solution explained

Fifteen years after Transparency International Australia and Griffith University researchers first assessed Australia as needing a comprehensive federal anti-corruption body, the full legislative plan is finally on the table. And it’s thanks to an ever-widening coalition of support, again led by a joint TI Australia/Griffith research team, conducting the current second Australian Research Council-funded national […]
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Business and government

Expert says ‘farcical’ Dutton inquiry process will only further erode public trust

Professor A J Brown has described the process as "completely inappropriate".
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Business and government

New options paper for federal anti-corruption reform for Australia

Griffith-led Australian Research Council project publishes interim findings.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Griffith research shows trust in government slides

Australians’ trust in government has continued to slide, driven by growing concerns about corruption at the federal level, according to a special Global Corruption Barometer survey conducted by Griffith University and Transparency International Australia. The results also show strong support for creation of a new federal anti-corruption body, with two-thirds (67%) supporting the idea, especially […]
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Business and government

Alumni awards highlight the best and brightest of Griffith Business

The four individuals are in the running for overall awards to be bestowed in September.
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Business and government

ASEAN young social entrepreneurs to meet in Brisbane

Griffith will host local and international movers and shakers at a two-day workshop.
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Business and government

Call for public to have their say on lifting integrity in government

A Griffith expert is leading a new project to help fight Australia's slide down the global Corruption Perceptions Index.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Debating China and International Order

By Diego Leiva, School of Government and International Relations On 17th and 18th of January 2018, the Griffith Asia Institute, with generous support of the The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, hosted a conference on “Debating China and International Order: Contending Perspectives on the Rise of China”. Leading scholars from Australia, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, […]
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Business and government

Griffith-led conference aims to understand China’s changing global role

Leading international and local scholars will come together in January for a conference that will cast an analytical eye on the rise of China and its impact on global politics. Titled Debating China and International Order, the two-day conference will be held from 17-18 January at the Royal on the Park Hotel, and is the first […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Democracy’s at home with Anne

Political expert and Griffith University scholar Professor Anne Tiernan has been appointed to the board of the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
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Business and government

Griffith Research Fellow to join panel with ex-president of Costa Rica on US sojourn

Griffith University Research Fellow Dr Ferran Martinez i Coma is set to find himself in internationally esteemed company when he travels to the United States on a speaking trip this month. Dr Martinez i Coma has been invited to speak at both the Organisation of American States and the US Department of State Bureau of Intelligence […]
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Business and government

The troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s ‘democratic recession’

By Dr Diego Fossati and Dr Lee Morgenbesser Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy The notion that democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism became an irresistible conclusion following the downfall of the Soviet Union. In what amounted to a historic transformation, 46 countries transitioned to democracy between 1991 and 2006. This process […]
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Business and government

Griffith workshop to tackle the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia

Academics from Griffith University and other esteemed institutions will gather for a two-day workshop this month addressing the deterioration of democracy across Southeast Asia. Led by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Diego Fossati (of the Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy), participants will draw from their deep regional knowledge to discuss the extent to […]
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Arts Education Law

Lecture looks forward in post-Fitzgerald state

One of the nation’s most distinguished legal minds has called on the public not to be seduced and taken in by the growing push to destabilise the judicial process by campaigning against the courts. This was one of many points touched on by the Honourable Margaret McMurdo who delivered the 2017 Tony Fitzgerald Lecture at […]
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Business and government

Survey: support for Indigenous recognition underestimated

A national survey has found widespread support for Indigenous constitutional recognition, including the Voice to Parliament proposal.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

International recognition for Griffith academic

A Griffith University expert has been elected to the board of directors for the peak global organisation working against corruption.
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

What role for the states in the age of disruption?

Australia's states and territories could be powerful players when it comes to tackling some of 2017's big issues, according to Griffith University expert Dr Tracey Arklay.
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