Even shame mightn't be enough to break secrecy at heart of this government

Jack Waterford
Updated June 16 2024 - 1:09pm, first published June 14 2024 - 11:20am

The many who feel that the National Anti-Corruption Commission made a very serious error of judgment in deciding not to pursue a reference from the robodebt royal commission will feel somewhat relieved that the NACC inspector, Gail Furness, SC, will be holding an inquiry into the matter. But the inspector is not a court of appeal and cannot tell the commission to do its duty.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.

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