By John Menadue
This article was first published on October 29, 2020.
Lobbyists have exceptional access to our Parliament and politicians, and they’re not acting in the public interest.
Australian Taxpayers fleeced - gypped - robbed - rorted
Pharmacy Guild of Australia
These problems are widespread and growing
So what reforms are necessary?
John Menadue is the publisher of Pearls & Irritations. He has had a distinguished career both in the private sector and in the Public Service.
John Laurence Menadue AO is an Australian businessman and public commentator, and formerly a senior public servant and diplomat. He served as Secretary of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet from 1975 to 1976, working under the Whitlam and Fraser governments.