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Australia

7 commitments


COMPLETE 14.3% ONGOING 28.6% UNDERWAY 14.3% NO DATA 0% INACTIVE 14.3% OVERDUE 28.6% DROPPED 0%

Central Register

Australia is committed to exploring, via public consultation, options for a beneficial ownership register for companies.

Country: Australia

Status: overdue

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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EITI

We welcome the new 2016 EITI Standard, in particular the requirements on beneficial ownership and the sale of the state’s share of production.

Country: Australia

Status: overdue

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Information collection, sharing, availability

Australia has tracing powers for beneficial ownership of listed companies and investment schemes and is committed to ensuring that adequate, accurate and timely information on beneficial ownership and control is available to competent authorities.

Country: Australia

Status: inactive

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre

Australia will work with the UK and others to establish the new International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre, to streamline and focus international cooperation in cases of grand corruption with international dimensions.

Country: Australia

Status: complete

Themes: Law enforcement

Last updated: July 2018

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Legislation

Australia has effective laws for asset recovery, including non-conviction based confiscation powers and unexplained wealth orders. We will continue to review our legislative framework to ensure its continued effectiveness.

Country: Australia

Status: ongoing

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: June 2018

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Open Contracting Data Standard

Australia supports the Open Contracting Data Standard, and notes the role the Standard can play in encouraging machine-readable open data formats across all areas of government.

Country: Australia

Status: underway

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: June 2018

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Protecting Whistleblowers

Australia is developing strengthened whistleblower protections designed to protect those who disclose information on tax misconduct to the Australian Taxation Office. Whistleblowers will have their identity protected and will be protected from victimisation and civil and criminal action to encourage them to come forward and help support compliance with Australia’s tax laws.

Country: Australia

Status: ongoing

Themes: Whistleblower/civil society space protection

Last updated: June 2018

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