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, May 14, 2015
To re-establish integrity in government departments, we must first deal with the problem of vested-interests lobbying, writes former senior public servant and diplomat John Menadue.
, Sep 05, 2014
Reading headlines about ICAC and Eddie Obeid might have you thinking successful lobbying is mostly graft with some slippery footwork thrown in. But Alistair Nicholas, senior adviser in the government relations and public affairs practice of Weber Shandwick Australia, says there's quite a bit more to it.
, Jul 16, 2014
Why do some lobby groups get the audiences they want while others go home empty-handed? Colin Jacobs, a former staffer to Senator Richard Di Natale, explains the tricks of the trade.
, Apr 24, 2014
Political lobbying is an incestuous reality. But where does it cross the line into corruption? Governance expert and ACIL Allen executive director Stephen Bartos explores.
, Mar 24, 2014
With Australia allowing -- even encouraging -- politicians to profit from holding ministerial portfolios once they retire from politics, is it any wonder Arthur Sinodinos is in hot water?
, Oct 18, 2013
Populist laws aimed at regulating lobbyists might seem butch, but looking deeper they are a sham, writes STW Group government lobbyist Justin Di Lollo.
, Oct 15, 2013
Liberal-aligned lobbying firms Crosby Textor and Barton Deakin have ballooning client lists after the federal election. Here are some of their clients ...
, Oct 01, 2013
Presumably federal cabinet has changed its mind about imposing a ban on officeholders in the Coalition parties acting as lobbyists. Either that or Alexander Downer is about to step down ...