Clean politics charter

Our democracy should work for everyone, not just for the corporations who can buy a seat at the table.

I have a plan for a government built for people, not big political donors. Here are six critical steps we can take right now to restore integrity and public confidence in the government:

  1. Ban all corporate political donations
    Extend the existing bans on political donations to all corporations, including fossil fuel companies.

  2. Double ICAC funding
    Increase funding to ICAC to extend their investigative reach.
  3. Protect whistleblowers
    Whistleblowers who disclose to ICAC will be better protected in legislation from criminal, civil or disciplinary liability. 

  4. Close the revolving door between big business and government
    Legislate a five year ‘cooling-off period‘ for ministers, MPs and their staff before they can work in industries where they had significant dealings. 

  5. Extend financial disclosure and transparency
    All MPs to fully disclose their financial interests, and those of immediate family members. All lobbying meetings to be documented through publicly available minutes, published online in real time. 

  6. Create new criminal offences for corrupt conduct
    Introduce new laws to ensure corrupt findings by the ICAC can be easily translated into criminal charges. 

Sign the Clean Politics Charter to tell both sides of politics you want a government that works for the people, not corporations. 

 

Who's signing

Benjamin Talbot
Barbara Briggs
Warwick Doberer
Katerina Shmaiger
Anne McKeon
Volker Pfannenberg
Marie Morris
Sean Burke
Sandra White
Wayne Newton
Evan Roche
Brett Schonfeld
Maria Pittman
Denise Purcell
Martha Ansara
Glenn Kay
Kate O'Connor
Caroline Johansson
Wendy Saunders
Brian Somerville
John Neve
Giuseppe Palumbo
Gerda Cohen
Johannes de Voogd
Alice Kershaw
Denise Viader-Etienne
Dennis Claxton
Keelah Lam
Mary Aniol
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  • Benjamin Talbot
    signed 2017-02-18 19:29:20 +1100
    Ben Talbot
  • Barbara Briggs
    signed 2017-02-18 17:59:24 +1100
  • Warwick Doberer
    signed 2017-02-18 17:40:43 +1100
  • Katerina Shmaiger
    signed 2017-02-18 16:45:01 +1100
  • Anne McKeon
    signed 2017-02-18 16:34:16 +1100
    Anne Catherine McKeon
  • Volker Pfannenberg
    signed 2017-02-18 16:16:14 +1100
  • Marie Morris
    signed 2017-02-18 15:23:29 +1100
  • Sean Burke
    signed 2017-02-18 14:48:53 +1100
  • Sandra White
    signed 2017-02-18 12:41:39 +1100
  • Wayne Newton
    signed 2017-02-18 11:33:04 +1100
    Council mergers are undemocratic! Like all of my neighbours, we democratically elected our council, only to see that Mike Baird, sacked our elected representatives and out in his “own Administrator”. This is certainly one way to push Westconnex through, but it certainly smells of corruption to me! We are supposed to be living in a democracy, not a dictatorship!!! This must stop!
  • Evan Roche
    signed 2017-02-18 10:23:30 +1100
    Evan Hughes ROCHE
  • Brett Schonfeld
    signed 2017-02-18 10:21:15 +1100
    BRETT SCHONFELD
  • Maria Pittman
    signed 2017-02-18 09:29:54 +1100
  • Denise Purcell
    signed 2017-02-18 09:22:56 +1100
    Without an unbiased independent ICAC who do the taxpayers trust to be our watchdogs
  • Martha Ansara
    signed 2017-02-18 09:11:56 +1100
  • Glenn Kay
    signed 2017-02-18 09:11:25 +1100
  • Kate O'Connor
    signed 2017-02-18 08:37:04 +1100
  • Caroline Johansson
    signed 2017-02-18 08:18:22 +1100
  • Wendy Saunders
    signed 2017-02-18 06:09:28 +1100
  • Brian Somerville
    signed 2017-02-17 23:22:25 +1100
  • John Neve
    signed 2017-02-17 21:34:13 +1100
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  • Giuseppe Palumbo
    signed 2017-02-17 21:21:22 +1100
  • Gerda Cohen
    signed 2017-02-17 21:11:55 +1100
  • Johannes de Voogd
    signed 2017-02-17 20:59:59 +1100
  • Alice Kershaw
    signed 2017-02-17 20:56:07 +1100
  • Denise Viader-Etienne
    signed 2017-02-17 20:52:22 +1100
  • Dennis Claxton
    signed 2017-02-17 20:17:12 +1100
  • Keelah Lam
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-02-17 19:38:13 +1100
    Sign our Clean Politics Charter to show the government that you care about standing up to corruption.
  • Keelah Lam
    signed 2017-02-17 19:37:41 +1100
    Australians are sick of corruption in high places. The ICAC must not be weakened
  • Mary Aniol
    signed 2017-02-17 18:52:16 +1100