It’s up there with the Holy Grail, the Golden Fleece, even Kevin Rudd’s crusade for the United Nations. It’s the Great Quest for Public Information in Australia. We’ve been bounced from the corporate regulator to the Department of Finance, back to the regulator once more, then on to Treasury.
Find out where we are off to next in our pilgrimage to access what they call “public information” in Australia; information about the world’s biggest companies, about the tax affairs of multinationals, information critical to the public interest, information which is supposedly public. Today, we interview forensic accountant and fellow quester Jeff Knapp from the University of NSW.