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2011

02-02-2011 The hidden millions in political donations

15-02-2011 Who Is Under The Influence?

25-05-2011 Article – More Bosses Means More Press Freedom

31-05-2011 Abbott’s disrespects NSW tobacco donations ban

01-07-2011 Lee’s first day on the job

04-07-2011 Lee on Meet the Press, 3 July

15-07-2011 21st century democracy needs defending

08-08-2011 Committee: AEC appear at Election Funding Inquiry

08-08-2011 Committee: Colin Hughes at Election Funding Inquiry

08-08-2011 Committee: Health Experts at Election Funding Inquiry

08-08-2011 Committee: Michael Moore at Election Funding Inquiry

09-08-2011 Committee: Action on Smoking and Health Australia at Election Funding Inquiry

09-08-2011 Committee: Anne Twomey at Election Funding Inquiry

09-08-2011 Committee: George Williams at Election Funding Inquiry

09-08-2011 Committee: Greens NSW at Election Funding Inquiry

09-08-2011 Committee: Stephen Mills at Election Funding Inquiry

25-08-2011 Has electoral funding reform been dropped by Labor and Coalition?

29-08-2011 Political donations put Treasurer’s China visit under question

12-09-2011 Heat now on Federal Labor and the Coalition to catch up to NSW govt on donations reform

21-09-2011 Committee: AEC return to Election Funding Inquiry

10-10-2011 Govt gets bad report card on freedom of information: Greens

10-10-2011 Libs fundraising drive rings alarm bells about corporate influence

13-10-2011 Speech: Auditor-General legislation

17-10-2011 Estimates: Australian Information Commissioner

18-10-2011 Estimates: Australian Electoral Commission

26-10-2011 Lee on A Current Affair discussing perks

01-11-2011 Committee: AEC return to Election Funding Inquiry

02-11-2011 Committee: GetUp at Election Funding Inquiry

04-11-2011 Lee’s first newsletter: Spring 2011

23-11-2011 Labor goes limp on donations reform: time for corporate ban

24-11-2011 Greens win inquiry into Federal lobbying code

24-11-2011 Motion: Lobbying Code of Conduct Review

25-11-2011 Lee Rhiannon comments on Rivercorp donations

09-12-2011 Federal donations reform report a missed opportunity

12-12-2011 Save Our Trees rings loud on Sydney foreshore

2012

11-01-2012 Cash strapped local councils deserve constitutional recognition

31-01-2012 O’Farrell attempts to muddy waters on donations reform

01-02-2012 Lee on PM: Political donations data rekindles call for reform

01-02-2012 New donations data highlights why major parties block funding reform

09-02-2012 Speech: Responding to Electoral Matters Report

14-02-2012 Estimates: Australian Electoral Commission

20-02-2012 Lobbyists inquiry hearings: academics and NGOs excluded

21-02-2012 Lee Rhiannon media conference: Lobbyist inquiry hearings shut door to critical NGOs, academics

27-02-2012 Speech: Abolition of the Life Gold Pass

28-02-2012 MPs swap Gold Pass for pay hike

01-03-2012 Lobbyist inquiry a whitewash: Greens seek tougher regulation

01-03-2012 Speech: Container Deposit Legislation

01-03-2012 Speech: Lobbyist Register inquiry report

05-03-2012 Carr should disclose business connections from lobbyist work

05-03-2012 Estimate adventures with a cameo Yes Minister appearance

27-03-2012 Exempt FOI from crippling funding cuts for sake of open govt: Greens

27-03-2012 New FOI charges scheme should prioritise free access to govt info

30-03-2012 AFP outsourcing spying on climate activists to private firm called NOSIC.

31-03-2012 Lee Rhiannon discusses global democracy on Sky News

23-05-2012 Estimates: Australian Electoral Commission

23-05-2012 Estimates: National Information Commissioner

30-05-2012 Greens call on Roxon: back off plans to limit FOI on parliament

31-05-2012 Lee Rhiannon talks to ABC 730 about moves to reform the taxi industry

04-06-2012 Govt warned on FOI applications for MP expenses: Greens

06-06-2012 Lee discussing freedom of information with John Laws 2SM

14-06-2012 Blog: Senate Estimates – democracy in action?

03-07-2012 Electoral and Referendum Amendment Bills – Maintaining Address and Protecting Elector Participation

13-07-2012 Revised NSW Labor motion misleads public over Greens preference history

14-07-2012 Labor Conference: NSW Labor continues culture of deception

23-07-2012 Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon reflects on implications of Melbourne by-election result for NSW

27-07-2012 Greens bashing threatens progressive wins

30-08-2012 Bring pollies perks into the daylight: Greens

13-09-2012 Lee Rhiannon’s share in a uranium mining company

18-09-2012 Sen Lee Rhiannon response to Senator Sinodinos and The Australian

18-09-2012 Sen Lee Rhiannon on Senate doors: Fate of live export sheep Pakistan

19-09-2012 Senator Lee Rhiannon on SKY TV’s Showdown program

15-10-2012 Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

16-10-2012 Joint press conference: constitutional recognition of local government

16-10-2012 Labor’s weak-kneed approach on Council referendum fails local communities

16-10-2012 Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee

28-11-2012 Greens back new FOI ‘Right to Know’ site, sharing results with the world

11-12-2012 Review of federal Freedom of Information laws – Senator Lee Rhiannon’s submission

20-12-2012 FOI review: Greens call for coverage of parliament and intelligence agencies

2013

01-02-2013 Greens Sen Lee Rhiannon on SKY TV Lunchtime Agenda re 2011/2012 donations data

01-02-2013 Political donations data out: Time to ban corporate donations pre election

05-02-2013 Federal govt shamed by South Australia donations reform plan

07-02-2013 Speech: Electoral Law Amendments

20-02-2013 Constitutional recognition of local govt referendum: inquiry evidence backs go ahead

22-02-2013 Door opens on electoral funding — time to clean up political donations

25-02-2013 Greens amendments would retain fair access for smaller parties

26-02-2013 Estimates: Application of FOI to the Parliamentary Library and Senate Department

26-02-2013 Estimates: The Australian Information Commissioner

27-02-2013 Sinodinos and Australian Water donations show reform overdue

28-02-2013 Labor’s attack dogs bite Green hand that could help them: Australian op ed by Lee Rhiannon

12-03-2013 Sen Lee Rhiannon responds to Four Corners report on ICAC and NSW Labor

18-03-2013 Greens ensure direct voter enrolment passes into law

18-03-2013 Speech to Senate – Electoral Amendment (Improving Electoral Administration) Bill 2013

02-04-2013 Govt must move fast to recognise local govt though election referendum

04-04-2013 Federal Children’s Commissioner should examine lowering the voting age

09-04-2013 Lee Rhiannon discusses lowering the voting age with 2GB Drive

18-04-2013 Lee Rhiannon on ABC24 Capital Hill

01-05-2013 Labor should pull back on govt ads that spin for election

29-05-2013 Estimates: Australian Information Commissioner

18-06-2013 Senate speech: FOI laws — parliamentary disclosure

18-06-2013 Speech on FOI law amendments — Labor/Coalition block

19-06-2013 Lee Rhiannon talks to press at Senate doors

19-06-2013 Lee Rhiannon talks to press at Senate doors

19-06-2013 Old parties weaken FOI, protect MPs expenses

25-06-2013 Abbott’s Coalition a wolf in sheep’s clothing on local govt referendum

09-07-2013 Greens reflect on need to update Constitution, 113 years on

02-08-2013 Hawke Review shines light on failure to upgrade FOI laws

07-08-2013 Call for parties to clean up corporate donations

12-08-2013 Survey: Public link political donations with corruption

22-08-2013 Political donation influence should be smoked out

28-08-2013 Liberal campaign run by lobbyist — time for reform

02-09-2013 Greens plan to end backroom Senate preference deals

08-09-2013 Senate outcome highlights need for reform — voter control of preference flows

12-09-2013 Greens express concern major parties may use reform to squeeze out micros

13-09-2013 Urgent need for lobbyist reform in new Parliament

21-09-2013 Cloud over Liberal developer donations highlights need for federal law reform

24-09-2013 How preference flows in NSW has affected the Greens vote

01-10-2013 Moves to legislate Ministerial Code of Conduct

09-10-2013 $56m funding of political parties highlights time to ban private money spend on elections

10-10-2013 More transparency of MP allowances needed — how Labor and Coalition blocked Greens FOI plan

24-10-2013 2000 Australians join campaign to reform Senate Voting

24-10-2013 Liberal lobbyists Crosby Textor pop up on register

25-10-2013 Tony Shepherd, BCA and Transfield Services: Lobbying and Donations

06-11-2013 Greater openness, FOI key to ending MP expense abuses

08-11-2013 Reforming the Senate: giving power back to voters

20-11-2013 Leaflet: Reform Senate Voting campaign

22-11-2013 Conservative electoral changes damage democracy, benefit major parties

02-12-2013 Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Committee (AEC)

02-12-2013 Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee (Australian Information Commissioner)

03-12-2013 Motion on Political Donations

05-12-2013 Call for federal ICAC, ban political donations — solution to political corruption

10-12-2013 Joyce wedding bells toll for clean-up of MP expenses

12-12-2013 Tracker: Parliamentary entitlement misuse

17-12-2013 Legislating the ministerial code of conduct will stop Abbott trashing it

19-12-2013 Misuse of Parliamentary entitlements

20-12-2013 2013 End of year message from Lee

30-12-2013 Palmer United MOU underscores need for Senate voting reform

2014

03-02-2014 Mining companies increase donation to Coalition by 60% in election year.

03-02-2014 Political donations data out: political donations up by 120 per cent

03-02-2014 Political donations data out: political donations up by 120 per cent

13-02-2014 Nash scandal: Greens call for lobbyist and ministerial code of conducts to be legislated

24-02-2014 Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Attorney-General)

24-02-2014 Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Attorney-General)

24-02-2014 Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Attorney-General)

25-02-2014 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian Electoral Commission)

25-02-2014 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Prime Minister and Cabinet)

04-03-2014 Greens to introduce legislation to reduce barriers for minor parties

04-03-2014 Second Reading Speech: Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Reducing Barriers for Minor Parties) Bill 2014.

17-03-2014 Motion: Regulation of Lobbyists

18-03-2014 Coalition/Labor vote down Senate plan to sandbag against lobbyist scandals

19-03-2014 Greens call for Ministerial Code of Conduct to be legislated following Sinodinos’s announcement

19-03-2014 Motion: Building and Construction Industry

19-03-2014 Speech: Ministerial Conduct

20-03-2014 Cloud over Labour’s $200,000 donation — call for AEC action

25-03-2014 Adjournment Speech: Paddington Bowling Club

25-03-2014 Sinodinos Was Struck Down By The NSW Disease

27-03-2014 Motion: Development Application Middle Head Sydney Harbour

02-04-2014 Time Prime Minister put his actions where his mouth is – ban corporate donations

06-04-2014 Election expenditure caps way to stop Palmer style spending excesses

06-04-2014 Palmer’s type of excessive spending can only be stopped by placing a cap on election expenditure

10-04-2014 Greens reject partisan political interference in Australian Electoral Commission

17-04-2014 It’s high time for a national corruption commission

17-04-2014 National ICAC-equivalent urgently needed

17-04-2014 National ICAC-equivalent urgently needed

28-04-2014 Greens welcome support for Senate voting reform

01-05-2014 Major parties take over $100 million from corporate donors — time Coalition and Labor said no

05-05-2014 Time to clean up political donations – Hockey and Abbott need to reveal secret donations

05-05-2014 Treasurer for Sale

07-05-2014 Who is coming to dinner Treasurer – call for Hockey to release names

08-05-2014 Time to shut down secret donation clubs – North Sydney, Warringah and Wentworth Forum

08-05-2014 University fee deregulation a huge blow for equity and fairness

09-05-2014 End to backroom preference deals – widespread backing for Senate voting reform

09-05-2014 Who wins in Senate electoral reform plan?

15-05-2014 Speech: National Integrity Commission Bill 2013

21-05-2014 Donations conflict of interest involving PM

21-05-2014 Greens will pursue donations conflict of interest involving Tony Abbott

23-05-2014 Abbott urged to make Liberals come clean on suspected crime link to Liberal fundraising

25-05-2014 Prime Minister must act to ban party fundraisers at Parliament House

26-05-2014 Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Australian Federal Police)

29-05-2014 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian Electoral Commission)

03-06-2014 $200k donation further insight into murky world of political fundraising

24-06-2014 All parties should back former Commissioner Ipp’s call for national ICAC

28-06-2014 Liberal plan to side step corporate funding ban

29-06-2014 SKY Viewpoint: with Chris Kenny

08-07-2014 Adjournment speech: Juanita Nielsen

10-07-2014 Motion: AEC Senate Count Software

10-07-2014 Senate passes Greens motion for public release of secret Senate voting system

15-07-2014 Update: Public release of secret Senate voting system

29-07-2014 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Conduct of the 2013 federal election and related matters

30-07-2014 SKY News: with Peter van Onsolen

31-07-2014 Nicolaou should step aside while ICAC investigations continue

27-08-2014 Speech: Greens support road transport infrastructure and safety

02-09-2014 Speech: Private colleges and political donations

08-09-2014 ICAC political donation scandal hits Abbott’s office – time for reform

08-09-2014 SBS News: Lee speaks about Tony Abbott’s CoS Peta Credlin and election funding reform

09-09-2014 ICAC: Group Colleges Australia and links with Nicolaou

10-09-2014 My reply to Michael Gordon’s article in the Sydney Morning Herald

12-09-2014 ABC 7.30: Lee speaks to Quentin Dempster about ICAC

15-09-2014 Abbott under pressure to wind up Free Enterprise Foundation

23-09-2014 Speech: Lee speaks about ICAC

25-09-2014 Speech: We need a National Independent Commission Against Corruption

15-10-2014 SKY: Lee speaks to SKY’s Janine Perrett on the Richo show

26-11-2014 Govt committee report upholds Brandis weakening of FOI

02-12-2014 Greens call for extension of whistle-blower protections to private higher education providers

02-12-2014 Motion: Sydney Harbour terminal development

04-12-2014 First Reading: Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donations Reform) Bill 2014

04-12-2014 Greens Bill to ban political donations from developers, tobacco, alcohol, gambling and mining industries

04-12-2014 Speech: Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donations Reform) Bill 2014 Second Reading

05-12-2014 Stop Abbott’s Privatisation

2015

13-01-2015 Liberal $200k money laundering scam highlights need for national ICAC

02-02-2015 Coalition removes mining tax – mining industry increase donation to Coalition by 350%

02-02-2015 Political donations data out: political donations up by 600 per cent in election year

24-02-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian Electoral Commission)

02-03-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian National Audit Office)

04-03-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian Electoral Commission)

12-03-2015 Turnbull should be a team player on Senate voting reform

17-03-2015 Motion: Solar Energy eXchange Initiative

19-03-2015 Election talk puts heat on Abbott to move on Senate voting reform

19-03-2015 Labor votes with Liberals, Nationals against Senate motion on CSG and political donations

19-03-2015 Top govt appointment linked to Beach Energy — generous donor to Liberals

24-03-2015 Op ed: Our future mortgaged to the mining past

24-03-2015 Senate calls on Pyne to fix public funding fiasco

25-03-2015 Greens call for UoW managers to end all donations to Liberal Party coffers

14-04-2015 OECD anti-bribery report strengthens Greens call for expanded whistleblower protection to private sector

15-04-2015 Election report: Liberal/National MPs in dangerous move to limit voters’ rights

15-04-2015 Labor and Coalition must act to strengthen corruption watchdog

16-04-2015 Senate voting reform about ending backroom preference deals

07-05-2015 Sydney Morning Herald misinformed and incorrect on Senate voting reform

14-05-2015 Greens committed to reform that gives voters control over preferences

25-05-2015 Former Ministers spruiking for CSG – time to close the lobbyist revolving door

28-05-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (Australian Electoral Commission)

28-05-2015 Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (Office of the Australian Information Commissioner)

29-05-2015 Greens back auditor-general’s call for Wollongong University to ban political donations

29-05-2015 Political donations from Universities should be prohibited

03-06-2015 Estimates: Economics Legislation Committee (Australian Securities and Investments Commission)

17-06-2015 Increase in political donation threshold to $13,000 spurs call for reform

23-06-2015 Speech: New South Wales State Election: Tamil Community

29-06-2015 Mafia linked political donations show Liberal, Labor out of excuses on donations reform

30-06-2015 Mafia political donation scandal – Abbott and Shorten must act

08-07-2015 Call for Labor conference to make political donation reform top priority

14-07-2015 5 Ways the Senate Voting System is Broken — and How to Fix it

15-07-2015 Bishop’s $5000 helicopter ride signals time for a major overhaul of MPs’ entitlements

16-07-2015 Bishop should refund $5,000

17-07-2015 Greens call for independent investigation into chopper scandal

19-07-2015 Bishop copter debacle set to dog Abbott

20-07-2015 Abbott to be bladed out if he fails to act on Bishop chopper scandal

20-07-2015 SKY: AM Agenda interview about Bronwyn Bishop and Reclaim Australia

27-07-2015 How many political donation scandals will it take before major parties back reform?

29-07-2015 Political funding inquiry should not delay reforming legislation before next election

03-08-2015 MP spending details must be public – follow Scottish parliament

27-08-2015 Gas giant AGL outflanks Labor & Coalition on political donations

02-09-2015 Kellie Tranter: Juanita Nielsen Memorial Lecture 2015

15-09-2015 Speech: A New Prime Minister

15-09-2015 Speech: The NSW Biosecurity Bill 2015

28-09-2015 Senate voting reform is about giving Australians control of their vote

01-10-2015 Senator Rhiannon’s parliamentary travel expenses available online

06-10-2015 Australian democracy – first casualty of TPP

07-10-2015 Ex Mayor Jeff McCloy loses high court bid – time for federal Govt to ban toxic political donations.

12-10-2015 Time for Turnbull to lead on democracy – pass political donation reform before federal election

13-10-2015 A short note on the corrupting influence of political donations

19-10-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (FOI)

20-10-2015 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (AEC Donations and Disclosures)

20-10-2015 Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (OAIC letter)

09-11-2015 Government shelves bill to wind back MPs’ Gold Pass travel

10-11-2015 Speech: High Court Case on Donations

19-11-2015 Ferris appointment to Innovation Australia puts spotlight on political donations

24-11-2015 Liberals, Nationals, Labor join forces to vote against a National ICAC; reiterate support for corporate donations

24-11-2015 Motion: Ban Corporate Political Donations

24-11-2015 Speech: Freedom from Religion

01-12-2015 Speech: Greens in Parliament: Overhaul the system

2016

07-01-2016 Our communities, our councils: worth saving

15-01-2016 We need a National Anti-Corruption Commission

20-01-2016 Greens support union call for federal anti-corruption body – time for PM to step up

25-01-2016 Call for Shorten to put backbone into political donation reform plan

01-02-2016 Greens: Fix donations this election year

01-02-2016 Greens: Fix donations this election year

02-02-2016 Speech: Donations to Political Parties

09-02-2016 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee (political donations)

09-02-2016 Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee (OAIC)

12-02-2016 Senate voting reform — Greens plan to protect small parties, voters’ to decide preferences

17-02-2016 Donations and fossil fuel subsidies expose corrupting influence of money politics

22-02-2016 Greens call for Senate Voting Reform

22-02-2016 Greens call for unity on long overdue voting reform

29-02-2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Senate Voting Reform

01-03-2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Senate Voting Reform

01-03-2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Senate Voting Reform

01-03-2016 Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters: Senate Voting Reform

01-03-2016 Speech: Senate Voting Reform

02-03-2016 Greens to amend senate voting reform legislation

02-03-2016 Speech: Political Donation Reform

03-03-2016 Greens advance Senate clean up agenda on political donations

03-03-2016 Speech: Senate Voting Reform

04-03-2016 Debate on the Commonwealth Electoral Amendment (Donations Reform) Bill 2014

09-03-2016 Rhiannon launches Blaxland campaign – candidate Suzan Virago local blue-collar worker

18-03-2016 Speech: Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill 2016

18-03-2016 Voters will decide next election result

22-03-2016 Major parties under spotlight over failure to tackle corporate corruption

23-03-2016 MPs Entitlement Review an assortment of half-measures

24-03-2016 Sinodinos and NSW Liberals dodgy donations make mockery of democracy

01-04-2016 Turnbull must act now — shut down Free Enterprise Foundation

11-04-2016 Greens pledge to refuse fossil fuel donations

19-04-2016 Adjournment Speech: Multinational Tax Avoidance, Donations to Political Parties

20-04-2016 Time to clean up politics

22-04-2016 Liberal, Labor take donations from Leighton – call to donate money to charity

28-04-2016 Enroll to Vote

28-04-2016 Senate Voting Reform

28-04-2016 Sinodinos refusal to give evidence on political donations bad look for Prime Minister

02-05-2016 Liberal, National, Labor vote together against Greens donation reform motion

04-05-2016 Motion: Donations to political parties

05-05-2016 Abbott does our job for us — illustrates need for donations reform

05-05-2016 Senate puts Turnbull on notice over growing public anger against Liberal Bondi developer plans

13-05-2016 High Court dismisses Senate voting challenge

20-05-2016 Enrol to vote and roll discrepancy

23-05-2016 Four Corners to report on Greens political donations work

23-05-2016 Mafia, Money and Malcolm — political donation, lobbyist reform must be top priority

24-05-2016 Greens release Democracy for Sale report

24-05-2016 Yabsley puts Turnbull in hot seat on political donation reform

27-05-2016 Australian Greens statement on Norfolk Island

31-05-2016 Call for AFP investigation – Turnbull must act on Hockey hire car habits

05-06-2016 AHA, Liberals, Labor on political donation unity ticket against Greens, Xenophon

09-06-2016 Parakeelia scandal shows need for corruption watchdog and donation reform: Greens

13-06-2016 Greens call on AEC

14-06-2016 Greens call out Turnbull/Shorten hypocrisy over political donation deluge

17-06-2016 Parakeelia – looks like a rort Liberals want to keep

24-06-2016 Coalition/Labor challenged to stop candidates personally profiting from elections

29-06-2016 Family First’s missing $275,000: Greens call on Bob Day to explain

29-06-2016 Obeid criminal conviction — pressure on Turnbull/Shorten to back National Anti-Corruption Commission

30-06-2016 New report: motorway lobby donates over $13 million to Liberal, National, Labor parties

15-07-2016 Turnbull does a Clive Palmer and buys power – one million reasons for political donation reform

27-07-2016 Roadblocks to voting in the federal election

22-08-2016 Clean up political donations — include ban on overseas donations

23-08-2016 Greens challenge Labor — why stop at overseas political donations

26-08-2016 Millions in overseas political donations – heat on local MPs to disclose impact on decision making

30-08-2016 Dastyari travel bill declaration — more evidence of questionable relationship between donors and politicians

30-08-2016 ICAC Spicer report turns up heat on need for national anti-corruption reforms

30-08-2016 Speech: Election of Senators

31-08-2016 Speech: Donations to Political Parties

31-08-2016 Speech: Reply to the Governor-General

02-09-2016 Warning for Turnbull, Shorten — back political donation reform now, or scandals will force your hand

05-09-2016 Labor still putting politics ahead of political donation reform

07-09-2016 Dastyari’s mistake must lead to reform: Greens

13-09-2016 Speech: We need full political donations reform

19-09-2016 Another donations scandal a reminder of the need for reform

19-09-2016 Coalition/Labor frustrate reforms on weak lobbyist rules

26-09-2016 Macfarlane’s new job at Queensland Resources Council is revolving door in action

27-09-2016 Irons wedding scandal shows Coalition/Labor have left door open for continued public purse rip-offs

27-09-2016 Macfarlane’s weasel words on QRC job don’t cut it

29-09-2016 Robert, Dastyari, ????? – how many scandals will it take for major parties to back anti corruption reforms

06-10-2016 NAB decision to ban political donations puts spotlight on Turnbull/Shorten failure

13-10-2016 Motion: Ban political donations from banks

13-10-2016 Motion: Ministerial standards

17-10-2016 Bob Day does a Palmer — donating to his own party while his business causes pain and hardship for many

31-10-2016 PM Turnbull snubs Ministerial Standards a second time?

01-11-2016 Bob Day still has questions to answer

02-11-2016 Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio (Governance Group)

03-11-2016 Senate scandals – will Coalition, Labor now back a National ICAC?

04-11-2016 Senate Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: (Australian Electoral Commission)

04-11-2016 Senate Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee: Attorney-General’s Portfolio (Office of the Australian Information Commissioner)

16-11-2016 Motion: Parliamentary Representation – Qualifications of Senators

16-11-2016 Motion: Political Donations

16-11-2016 Adjournment Speech: Election of Senators

16-11-2016 Speech: National Integrity Commission Bill 2013: Second Reading

21-11-2016 Buying political access the link to One Nation developer donations

23-11-2016 Adjournment Speech: National Commission to Fight Corruption

23-11-2016 Speech: Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill 2013, Building and Construction Industry (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2013 : Second Reading

28-11-2016 Like Abbott, Turnbull squibs ditching elitist Life Gold Pass

30-11-2016 Motion: New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption

02-12-2016 Adjournment speech: Roads: WestConnex

07-12-2016 Greens launch updated Democracy for Sale website, release analysis

13-12-2016 An end of year message from Lee

2017

09-01-2017 Ley’s expenses scandal — more evidence of why we need a national ICAC

11-01-2017 Lee’s Travel Expenses November 2016

19-01-2017 Turnbull failed to heed ICAC — promoting Sinodinos another PM blunder

23-01-2017 Turnbull’s — keep my diary secret stance – out of step with world democratic standards

31-01-2017 Labor is right about overseas donations, but we must go further

01-02-2017 AEC data shows total payments to political parties hit $1 billion; Greens call for real reform

02-02-2017 PM dodges scrutiny and makes the case for reform

07-02-2017 Life Gold Pass going, but the perk continues for former PMs

15-02-2017 Adjournment speech : WestConnex

15-02-2017 Speech: Turnbull Government

22-02-2017 Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017

22-02-2017 Committee: Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Bill 2017

22-02-2017 Committee: Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Bill 2017, Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017

22-02-2017 Speech: Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Bill 2017, Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority (Consequential Amendments) Bill 2017 : Second Reading

22-02-2017 Committee: Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

22-02-2017 Committee: Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017

22-02-2017 Motion: Roads: WestConnex

22-02-2017 Speech: Parliamentary Entitlements Legislation Amendment Bill 2017 : Second Reading

27-02-2017 What even is the point of Ministerial Standards?

01-03-2017 Estimates: Environment and Communications Legislation Committee: Environment and Energy Portfolio: Department of the Environment and Energy

01-03-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio

03-03-2017 Estimates: Legal and Constitutional Affairs Legislation Committee: Attorney-General’s Portfolio: Attorney-General’s Department

03-03-2017 Lee’s Travel Expenses December 2016

08-03-2017 Lee’s travel expenses January to December 2016

08-03-2017 Lee’s travel expenses July to December 2015

10-03-2017 Greens dissenting report into JSCEM foreign donations report

20-03-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Australian Electoral Commission

20-03-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Department of Finance

24-03-2017 Speech: Suspension of Standing Orders

24-03-2017 Motion: Workplace Relations

24-03-2017 Turnbull govt MP before Queensland corruption inquiry — time for National ICAC

29-03-2017 MP expense reform needs muscle — penalties essential

30-03-2017 Greens: Ian Macdonald case another reason for a federal ICAC

05-04-2017 Motion: Ministerial Standards

12-05-2017 Speech: Parliamentary Business Resources Bill 2017, Parliamentary Business Resources (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2017: Second Reading

23-05-2017 Seven years on from Greens’ first National ICAC proposal- time for talk is over

24-05-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Department of the Senate

24-05-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Prime Minister and Cabinet Portfolio: Digital Transformation Agency

24-05-2017 Estimates: Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee: Infrastructure and Regional Development Portfolio: Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

02-06-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Australian Electoral Commission

06-06-2017 Time for a national ICAC, lobbying reform and donations overhaul

07-06-2017 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Department of Finance

15-06-2017 Restoring confidence in democracy takes more than a foreign donation ban

15-06-2017 Turnbull, Shorten find a backbone – back ban on developer donations at local council elections

16-06-2017 Motion: Donations to Political Parties

16-06-2017 Speech: Donations to Political Parties

21-06-2017 Motion: Political donations

29-06-2017 Greens NSW are proud of our policies and internal democracy

31-07-2017 Time Labor ditched Shorten’s weak stance on political donation reform

09-08-2017 Billson snubs parliamentary rules and collects extra $75,000

09-08-2017 Lee’s Travel Expenses January – June 2017

22-08-2017 Review of political donations commences

26-08-2017 Motion: Donations to Political Parties

26-08-2017 Speech: Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017

26-08-2017 Speech: Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017

26-08-2017 Speech: Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017

26-08-2017 Speech: Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017: Second Reading

19-09-2017 National Integrity Commission Report – Our Response

26-10-2017 Senate Estimates: Lee questions Minister Cash on AWU raids media leak

07-11-2017 Senate Estimates: GetUp! and the Australian Electoral Commission

07-11-2017 Senate Estimates: Lobbyists

14-11-2017 Constitution needs to be brought into the 21st Century

23-11-2017 Senator Rhiannon congratulates Streets workers and the AMWU

24-11-2017 $500,000 gun lobby donations puts public safety at risk

27-11-2017 Call for Turnbull, Shorten to back retired judges’ anti-corruption plan

30-11-2017 Dastyari, Turnbull donations: another example of how business figures gain influence?

30-11-2017 If a federal election results in a hung parliament, how should the Greens respond?

30-11-2017 Liberal-National and Labor parties — not the same but both have an appalling record

05-12-2017 Lee on Political Donation Reform

06-12-2017 Adjournment speech: Capitalism on trial

06-12-2017 Foreign donations ban: government admits big money corrupts

08-12-2017 Lee Rhiannon calls on the University of Wollongong to restore student democracy

12-12-2017 PM’s anti-corruption shift set to fail if he continues to back toothless model

18-12-2017 MP false allowance claim – call for new Nationals deputy leader to repay public money

2018

17-01-2018 Turnbull pathetic response on fighting corruption — another leadership failure

01-02-2018 $14.8m in political donations revealed – corrupting influence demands reform

07-02-2018 Lee’s Travel Expenses January – December 2017

08-02-2018 Speech: Banking Executive Accountability

01-03-2018 More proof Govt electoral funding Bill is a dud – Abbott’s success with donations for Liberals would still be legal

07-03-2018 Lee’s Travel Expenses January 2018

21-03-2018 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Australian Electoral Commission

11-04-2018 Parliamentary Report puts Turnbull Government on back foot over attempt to curtail civil society

13-04-2018 Adjournment speech: Bahrain

13-04-2018 Motions: Donations to political parties

02-05-2018 Lee’s Travel Expenses January – March 2018

23-05-2018 Chau Chak Wing not touched by Turnbull govt’s electoral funding &reform’

06-06-2018 Adjournment speech: 1968

06-06-2018 Estimates: Finance and Public Administration Legislation Committee: Finance Portfolio: Australian Electoral Commission

06-06-2018 Joyce support for Rinehart pet project another example of why we need national anti-corruption watchdog: Greens

06-06-2018 Lee’s Travel Expenses January – April 2018

13-06-2018 Estimates: Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee: Defence Portfolio: Australian War Memorial

15-06-2018 Greens back Red Line Principles – pathway for political donation reform

27-06-2018 Adjournment speech: The Greens New South Wales

27-06-2018 Motion: Promoting a secular Parliament

27-06-2018 Prayers in Parliament — how we can be inclusive of all faiths

27-06-2018 Senate supports Greens motion change to opening prayers

27-06-2018 Speech: Middle East

28-06-2018 Lee’s Senate speech on the Espionage Bill

28-06-2018 Motion: Discrimination based on Work and Descent

27-07-2018 Speech: National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2017, Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2017 – Second Reading

27-07-2018 Speech: National Security Legislation Amendment (Espionage and Foreign Interference) Bill 2018, Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill 2018: In Committee

27-07-2018 Adjournment speech: Malaysia: Fraud

27-07-2018 Lee’s Travel Expenses January – June 2018