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The 4th Arm of Government

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TUESDAY 6 AUGUST 2013
6.00 -7.15pm
THE CONSTITUTIONAL CENTRE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

The fourth arm of government, or 'integrity arm' as it is increasingly known, forms a crucial accountability role within Australia's governmental landscape. In this seminar, the Western Australian Auditor-General, Ombudsman and Information Commissioner will speak on the integrity functions, powers and effects of their statutory offices. Additionally, they will briefly provide their perspectives on the possible future roles for the fourth governmental arm in Western Australia.

Chair: Professor Simon Young
UWA Law School

Speakers:
Mr Chris Field – Ombudsman   Alternate image textPPT (206 KB)
Mr Colin Murphy – Auditor General Alternate image textPPT (2 MB)
Mr Sven Bluemmel - Information Commissioner Alternate image textPPT (436 KB)

Audio file (32 mb)