In these challenging times, who holds the powerful to account? Are the standards of our political leaders slipping as we grapple with the COVID crisis?
The Premiers of two of our key states are both under mounting pressure. In NSW, Gladys Berejiklian faces questions over her relationship with disgraced former MP Daryl McGuire, while Victorians are demanding greater accountability from Daniel Andrews over the hotel quarantine debacle. Is a federal anti-corruption body the answer?
And with public trust in our politicians and institutions like the banks at an all-time low, how do we achieve a more ethical Australia? Could we embed ethics into all levels of society? What are the principles you try to live by, and do you see them reflected in national institutions?
Joining Hamish on the panel:
Ken Henry, Former Treasury Secretary
Dave Sharma, Liberal Member for Wentworth
Tanya Plibersek, Shadow Minister for Education
Simon Longstaff, Executive Director, The Ethics Centre
Dani Larkin, Lawyer, Uluru Dialogue Leadership Group
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