Opinion

The government's lack of transparency can't go unchecked

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
Updated July 1 2021 - 5:21pm, first published September 4 2020 - 4:00pm
Nine in 10 Australians support establishing a national anti-corruption watchdog. Picture: Shutterstock

The Coalition government is handing police and intelligence agencies more and more powers and subjecting them to less and less scrutiny. We should all be alert and alarmed.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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