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A signal failure: Sports grants, public servants, and traffic lights

Di Francesco, Michael


The Auditor General's performance audit into the failings of the Community Sport Infrastructure Grant Program has led to a ministerial resignation and a parliamentary inquiry. The media melee prompted by the 'sports rorts' affair has focussed on political corruption of process, with a concentration on the role of ministerial advisers. This is only part of the story. This article argues that on this occasion the Australian Public Service (APS) did not acquit itself well, and that the affair was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Public Administration
DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12434


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