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***MEDIA ALERT*** Forum on Tasmanian election, integrity in politics

The Australia Institute < 1 mins read

Media alert | Tuesday, 5 March 2024

The Australia Institute will host a public forum on integrity in politics and what it means for the upcoming Tasmania election.

The audience will have the opportunity to ask the panel questions with a Q&A.

When: Tuesday, 5 March 2024, 5.30pm – 7.00pm 

Where: Lecture Theatre 115, Medical Science Precinct, Menzies Institute 17 Liverpool St, Hobart, TAS 7000


The Hon Meg Webb is the Independent Member for the seat of Nelson in the Tasmanian Legislative Council.

Roland Browne is a lawyer and transparency advocate.

Bill Browne is the Democracy and Accountability Program Director at the Australia Institute.

Eloise Carr is the Director of the Australia Institute Tasmania, and will MC the event.

Ms Carr said: “Tasmanians will go to the polls on March 23 without truth in political advertising laws or robust oversight of donations.

“Voters deserve to know where politicians get their funding and in real time. The limited laws passed by the Tasmanian parliament last year do not go far enough to deliver integrity in Tasmanian politics.”

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