sharing in governance of extractive industries
This article first appeared on DEVPOLICY Blog May 18 2017
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue