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Making Corruption Disappear in Local Government

Masters, Adam B.; Graycar, Adam


Local government corruption is a phenomenon across the world. This article draws upon survey work in Victoria, Australia, to show that citizens believe that corruption exists in local government and experience it, but rarely report it to an anti-corruption agency or elsewhere. Even when reported, tracing the outcome from state-level authorities to the local government becomes an exercise in futility, because the corrupt act is dealt with in policy frameworks that make it effectively disappear....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015-12-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Public Integrity
DOI: 10.1080/10999922.2015.1093400
Access Rights: Open Access


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