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Shorten says trust in politics 'at a low point', urges PM to back corruption watchdog

Shorten says trust in politics 'at a low point', urges PM to back corruption watchdog

The Labor leader says restoring public faith in elected officials is "more important than ever".

  • by Nicole Hasham

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Roger Cook rejects call to rethink Jim McGinty's health service job

Roger Cook rejects call to rethink Jim McGinty's health service job

Shadow Health Minister Sean L’Estrange has demanded the state government rethink its decision to appoint former health minister Jim McGinty as chairman of the North Metro Health Service.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Pisasale made council staffer cop speeding ticket to save friend
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Queensland councils

Pisasale made council staffer cop speeding ticket to save friend

Former Ipswich mayor allegedly took local businesswoman on an interstate 'getaway' when she got caught speeding

  • by Mark Solomons
WA government to 'claw back' money from health department trio

WA government to 'claw back' money from health department trio

Government lawyers will attempt to "claw back" hundreds of thousands of dollars in redundancy payments to three former public servants.

  • by Nathan Hondros
Horizon Power manager profited from IT contracts, new CCC report claims
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Horizon Power manager profited from IT contracts, new CCC report claims

A Horizon Power technology manager invoiced a company he owned to pay down a credit card debt, according to a CCC report tabled in Parliament on Monday.

  • by Nathan Hondros
'You have to trust executives': health boss wants severance pay back after 'appalling' CCC findings
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Hospitals

'You have to trust executives': health boss wants severance pay back after 'appalling' CCC findings

Department of Health was told to "act normally" and dish out severance dollars to two public servants during CCC investigation.

  • by Daile Cross & Franziska Rimrod
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$170k of renovations billed to public purse: Staggering corruption unveiled within WA Health
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$170k of renovations billed to public purse: Staggering corruption unveiled within WA Health

A senior WA Health official used contractors to renovate his private residence at a discount and then helped them fraudulently invoice NMHS approximately $170,000 for the works, a report by the Corruption and Crime Commission investigation has uncovered.

  • by Daile Cross
Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years in prison
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Pakistan

Ousted Pakistani PM Sharif sentenced to 10 years in prison

A Pakistani court has sentenced ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison for corrupt practices.

  • by Saad Sayeed
Former Malaysian PM vows to 'fight for justice'
Malaysia

Former Malaysian PM vows to 'fight for justice'

Najib Razak has been charged with corruption but insists he is innocent.

Najib Razak's multimillion-dollar corruption charges revealed
Najib Razak

Najib Razak's multimillion-dollar corruption charges revealed

Najib Razak faces 20 years in jail, more than $50 million in fines, and a whipping if he is found guilty.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Michael Bachelard
Jewels, handbags, cash: what former Malaysian PM Najib Razak allegedly stole
Malaysia

Jewels, handbags, cash: what former Malaysian PM Najib Razak allegedly stole

Before his arrest, the former Malaysian prime minister has sought to justify the billions of dollars that went missing from the fund.

  • by Michael Bachelard