‘Accountability and the Law: Safeguarding Against Corruption in Queensland’ conference

Accountability and the Law: safeguarding against corruption in Queensland
Monday, 9 February 2015
Customs House Brisbane

‘Accountability and the Law: safeguarding against corruption in Queensland’ is a one-day conference which will examine issues of accountability and transparency in Queensland.

Are Queensland’s laws and institutions equipped to ensure the integrity of government in the age of “being open for business”?

The conference will begin with a keynote address by the Honourable David Ipp AO QC on ‘Coal and Corruption – the ICAC experience’ followed by the following four sessions:

  • A law reform response for Queensland
  • Queensland case studies – accountability in the resource assessment process
  • Integrity institutions and their independence – safeguarding the integrity and independence of Queensland’s institutions
  • Managing political influence – lobbying and political donations

Each session will take the form of a roundtable and include presentations by invited speakers in the field. The conference will end with a panel discussion of invited speakers including the Honourable David Ipp AO QC and Dr David Solomon who will address the question ‘Can we legislate for accountability?

The conference flyer is attached.