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Jessie Cato
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  • Melbourne, Victoria
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Jessie Cato favorited Nina Collins's blog post Oxfam Australia's Mining Symposium Communiqué and updated Gender Impact Assessment
Jul 27
Jessie Cato favorited Claire Woodside's blog post Launch of PWYP-Canada's New Report: Many Ways to Lose a Billion: How Governments Fail to Secure a Fair Share of Natural Resource Wealth
Jul 14
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Jul 10
Jessie Cato posted a blog post
Jul 4
Jessie Cato and Environmental Governance Program are now friends
May 31
Jessie Cato posted a blog post

Opening Australia’s extractive data for development

This article first appeared on DEVPOLICY Blog May 18 2017 http://devpolicy.org/opening-australias-extractive-data-development-20170518/Tracking Australian mining, oil and gas companies around the world is challenging. Australia has one of the largest global footprints of extractives companies operating abroad. Research by Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia and ESG research house CAER in September 2016…See More
May 30
Jessie Cato and Aboubacar Traore are now friends
Oct 12, 2016
Jessie Cato favorited Johanna Jagnow's blog post New Discussion Paper: The Political Economy of Extractive Resources
Aug 5, 2016
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EITI information session for Australian Civil Society at Australia

July 21, 2016 from 3:30pm to 5pm
just prior to entering Caretaker the Australian Government announced its intention to proceed with implementation of the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Now that the election has passed, and as we slowly form Government and policy work in Canberra begins again, the implementation of the EITI should be proceeding fairly soon. To help Civil Society understand EITI in Australia, Transparency International Australia and PWYP Australia have decided to hold an information session…See More
Jul 15, 2016
Jessie Cato posted a blog post

Aid Cuts Hurt Transparency

This blog piece is by Jessie Cato, National Coordinator - PWYP Australia and was originally posted on the Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) Website on 26 May (https://acfid.asn.au/blog-post/aid-cuts-hurt-transparency) On May 6th 2016, just before the Turnbull Government entered caretaker mode, it announced Australia would implement the Extractives Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The move…See More
May 27, 2016
Publish What You Pay favorited Jessie Cato's blog post Australia to move ahead with implementation of the EITI standard
May 24, 2016
Jessie Cato posted a blog post

Australia to move ahead with implementation of the EITI standard

Since becoming PWYP Australia’s National Coordinator almost a year ago, I have been frequently been asked ‘What on earth is happening in Australia?’ It’s a fair question for many of my overseas colleagues; in fact it’s a question that has been echoed by many Australians. In just five years we’ve had four Prime Ministers, numerous ministerial reshuffles, and a policy agenda that at best could be described as ‘variable.’ So it is with great pleasure that I can write this post as it’s has been a…See More
May 18, 2016
Jessie Cato posted a blog post

Press release from Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia on EITI implementation

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia welcomes the announcement by the Australian Government on May 6 2016 to implement the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). “This announcement sees Australia take a positive and long overdue step to addressing transparency in the extractives sector” said PWYP National Coordinator, Jessie Cato. “PWYP Australia believes disclosure of payments made to governments is a central part of ensuring an environment of openness that benefits Australian…See More
May 10, 2016
Jessie Cato is now a member of GOXI
Apr 28, 2016

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
Publish What You Pay Australia
Type of Organisation
Civil Society Organisation
Website
http://pwypaustralia.org
Job Title
National Coordinator
About My Work
A coalition of Australian civil society organisations working with the global network to campaign for transparency and accountability in the mining, oil and gas industries
Areas of interest
governance and anti-corruption, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development

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Opening Australia’s extractive data for development

Posted on May 30, 2017 at 1:28 0 Comments

This article first appeared on DEVPOLICY Blog May 18 2017 

http://devpolicy.org/opening-australias-extractive-data-development-20170518/

Tracking Australian mining, oil and gas companies around the world is challenging. Australia has one of the largest global footprints of extractives companies operating abroad. Research by Publish What You Pay (PWYP) Australia and ESG research…

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Aid Cuts Hurt Transparency

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 0:55 0 Comments

This blog piece is by Jessie Cato, National Coordinator - PWYP Australia and was originally posted on the Australian Council For International Development (ACFID) Website on 26 May (https://acfid.asn.au/blog-post/aid-cuts-hurt-transparency

On May 6th 2016, just before the Turnbull Government entered caretaker mode, it announced Australia would implement the Extractives Industries…

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Australia to move ahead with implementation of the EITI standard

Posted on May 18, 2016 at 0:28 0 Comments

Since becoming PWYP Australia’s National Coordinator almost a year ago, I have been frequently been asked ‘What on earth is happening in Australia?’ It’s a fair question for many of my overseas colleagues; in fact it’s a question that has been echoed by many Australians. In just five years we’ve had four Prime Ministers, numerous ministerial reshuffles, and a policy agenda that at best could be described as ‘variable.’ So it is with great pleasure that I can write this post as it’s has been…

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