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Anti-graft watchdog could be in place by mid-2023, Australian minister says

By Laurel Henning
  • 08 Jun 2022 02:03
  • 08 Jun 2022 02:03
Legislation to establish a national anti-corruption body should be passed by the end of 2022, according to a key minister in the recently elected center-left Australian government.
In a radio interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation today, Australian Attorney General Mark Dreyfus said that the government was drafting “the very

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Laurel Henning

Senior Correspondent

Laurel is a senior correspondent specializing in competition law, data privacy and security, in Australia and New Zealand. Laurel reports from Sydney on criminal-cartel legislation and white-collar crime, as well as competition and consumer lawsuits involving companies including Google, Meta Platforms and Apple. While at MLex Laurel has also reported boardroom disputes and shareholder campaigns agitating for changes to company strategy. Laurel joined MLex in 2013 and reported for five years on European energy and climate policies from Brussels. In that time, Laurel covered the regulation of emissions and technological developments pertaining to the energy sector within the EU, as well as the Paris agreement in 2015. A graduate of the University of Liverpool, Laurel studied English and French before beginning a career in journalism with MLex.

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