The high risk of political corruption is the main reason for special ICAC-style oversight, but governments must be allowed to govern, says former WA Premier Geoff Gallop. Doing so in the public interest, he argues, is a lot more complex than it sounds. Read More
Emeritus Professor Geoff Gallop was Director the Graduate School of Government at Sydney University from 2006 to 2015. Before that, he was a Member of Western Australia’s Legislative Assembly from 1986 to 2006 and Premier of WA from 2001 to 2006. He’s an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University’s John Curtin School of Public Policy, chair of the NewDemocracy Foundation’s Research Committee and an editorial adviser for The Mandarin.