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Public sector corruption and its control



Corruption has afflicted Australian public life to varying degrees for the past two centuries. This paper provides an overview of corruption in Australia. It outlines its basic forms, explains why corruption occurs, and spells out what Australian governments and the private sector have done, and can do, to reduce the level of corruption in society.

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Grabosky P & Larmour P. 2000. Public sector corruption and its control. Trends & issues in crime and criminal justice No. 143. Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology. https://aic.gov.au/publications/tandi/tandi143