Every time the Attorney General said that a Federal Anti-Corruption Body was on its way

The Australia Institute has today published a timeline which highlights key milestones and moments on the road towards a federal anti-corruption watchdog, including a log of claims from the Attorney General that such legislation was forthcoming.

National Integrity Committee Timeline

31 March 2016 — Media release

14 January 2017 — Open letter

8 February 2017 — Parliament

17 August 2017 — Conference

13 September 2017 — Committee inquiry

October 2017 — Media release

27 November 2017 — ABCTV 7:30 report

17 January 2018 — Media release

30 January 2018 — Press conference

January 2018 — Press conference (Dec 2018)

February 2018

March 2018 — News story

9 April 2018 — Media release

May 2018

June–August 2018 — News story

28 September 2018 — Media release

November 2018 — Parliament

25 November 2018 — Open letter

26 November 2018 — Parliament

13 December 2018 — Govt media release

18 December 2018 — Govt media release

23 January 2019 — Media release

1 February 2019 — Media release

4 April 2019 — Budget

3 May 2019 — News story

26 May 2019 — Govt media release

31 July 2019 — Press conference

1 August 2019 — Parliament

9 September 2019 — Parliament

11 September 2019 — Govt statement (news story); parliament

21 November 2019[xxvii]O’Brien: Statement (news story); Karvelas: ABC News 24

17 January 2020 — News story

3 March 2020 — Senate Estimates

22 May 2020 — News story

16 June 2020 — AG doorstop

24 August 2020 — Media release

31 August 2020 — Media release

1 September 2020 — Parliament; media release

6 October 2020 — Federal Budget

13 October 2020 — Rennick: Sky News; Porter: news story

15 October 2020 — Coalition Talking Points

21 October 2020 — Senate Estimates

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