Category Archives: Corruption

Big business rorted JobKeeper and others are expected to go without enough to live on

By Jim Hayes

The proof is there. Ever since the introduction of JobKeeper last year, there had been allegations that the system was being milked by big business. An analysis by corporate governance advice firm Ownership Matters, shows that 34 of the biggest companies on the Australian Stock Exchange have pocketed $284 million of the government handout. Continue reading Big business rorted JobKeeper and others are expected to go without enough to live on

Political donations are much bigger than most think

By Jim Hayes

It is no secret that the Australian political system is seriously corrupted through large scale donations to political parties. Just how much these donations amount to is hidden behind grossly inadequate disclosure laws and lack of policing. This means that there is a dark money channel, funneling funds to gain influence over the political system. Continue reading Political donations are much bigger than most think