Politicians 'careless' about democracy, accountability, Professor Helen Sullivan says

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
October 16 2021 - 6:30pm
Professor Helen Sullivan is the new dean of the Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific. Picture: Supplied

Australian politicians have shown carelessness towards the ideals of democracy and transparency, proving the need for a federal corruption body, a public policy expert says.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au