Political transparency has been a hot button issue recently, with the Labor government, the Greens, and Teal Independents centering corruption and integrity as a major federal election focus.

A new report from the Grattan Institute has investigated the issue of political appointments to government boards, agencies and regulators.

Its found that 21% of appointees to well paid, powerful and prestigious government board positions have previously worked in politics.

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Produced By: Matthew van Wyk

Featured In Story: Anika Sobart, Associate at the Grattan Institute

First aired on The Wire, Monday 18 July 2022