News: past events
Recent amendments to the Independent Commissioner against Corruption Act in South Australia have narrowed definitions of misconduct, maladministration and corruption reducing the ICAC’s powers. This pushback is examined in this webinar. Had the ICAC over-reached? Did it need its wings clipped? Or might something else have been in play?
The webinar Corruption, Conflict of Interest, and Whistleblowing in Public Administration, organized jointly by the International Anti-Corruption Academy, the Stretton Institute, and the Centre for the Study of Corruption at the University of Sussex, explores the types of corruption that exist in public administration and examines intervention strategies. It focuses on integrity breaches, conflict of interest and whistleblowing, and illustrates with corruption in a specific sector.
The Stretton Institute with financial support from the Japan Foundation Sydney office, and in collaboration with the JICA Ogata Sadako Institute for Peace and Development in Tokyo held a half-day online symposium on Foreign Aid Policy: Japan-Australia Cooperation in a COVID World on 15 July 2021.
This Stretton Institute webinar, co-hosted with the Electoral Regulation Research Network and the Melbourne School of Government, explored the growing challenge of dishonest advertising and disinformation at election time. A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.
On Thursday 18 February 2021, the Stretton Institute hosted the inaugural Hugh Stretton Oration On Life's Lottery featuring Professor Glyn Davis AC in the historic Elder Hall.
This Stretton Institute webinar, co-hosted with the Electoral Regulation Research Network and the Melbourne School of Government, explored the threats posed to democratic legitimacy and functioning by attempted interference in domestic elections by foreign entities. A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.
The Institute co-hosted a webinar with the Department of History today exploring Hugh Stretton's academic and professional legacy and his contribution to the discipline of History and to public policy. A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing
The Stretton Insitute hosted a webinar on Australia's integrity system on 27 October 2020. A recording of the webinar is now available for viewing.
Beyond Politics: Past, Current and Potential Futures for GM Regulation and Oversight in Australia webinar Recording
The Stretton Institute hosted a webinar on policy and regulation associated with genetic modification (GM) of food and crops in Australia on 21 July 2020. A recording of the webinar now available for viewing.
COVID-19 caused unprecedented disruptions to education around the world. At its height, the pandemic affected over 90% of enrolled learners. On 28 May 2020, the Stretton Institute brought together an expert panel to discuss its impact on schooling, teaching and wellbeing. A recording of the webinar now available for viewing.