MPs required to act in the public interest

  • All politicians to be legally bound and required to act in the public interest
  • Place a cap on electoral spending and report political donations in real-time
  • Establish and enforce MPs expenses rules, and remove vague entitlements
  • Insist on evidence, research and expert knowledge in support of proposed policies
  • Facilitate rational, frank, transparent and fearless advice from public servants
  • Support democratic processes for open and honest dialogue with the public, including citizen juries, referendums, and town hall meetings
  • Foster connections between young people and the processes of parliament and government
  • Facilitate bipartisan long-term planning of social and physical infrastructure
Reason Australia


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