June 12, 2009 – 12:00AM
Tolerating corruption within will ensure Labor’s grassroots wither.
… The Age has long called for an independent anti-corruption commission with full powers to investigate politicians and their staff, a proposal resisted by Mr Brumby and his predecessor. Now Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu has taken up the running on this proposal with a pledge of policies “designed to break once and for all the culture of corruption in this state”. After a decade of complacency, the Brumby Government risks being outflanked on this issue. To view the entire editorial, click on: http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/editorial/buck-stops-with-you-alp-leaders-start-the-cleanup-20090611-c4t5.html