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Stephen Charles

Stephen Charles

Stephen Charles is a retired Australian judge who served on the Supreme Court of Victoria Court of Appeal between 1995 and 2006. He is a board member of the Accountability Round Table and the Centre for Public Integrity. He is the co-author, with Catherine Williams, of Keeping Them Honest: The case for a genuine national integrity commission and other vital democratic reforms (Scribe, 2022).

Stephen Charles on Labor’s new anti-corruption bill

December 2022, no. 449 25 November 2022
The National Anti-Corruption Bill 2022 was introduced into parliament by the attorney-general, Mark Dreyfus KC, on 28 September 2022. After the second reading speech, the NACC Bill was sent for consideration to a Joint Select Committee, which duly completed its report in time to enable the Bill to be considered for enactment in November. The proposed legislation, some 220 pages long, is aimed at ... (read more)