Rex Patrick

Rex Patrick is a former Senator for South Australia and earlier a submariner in the armed forces. Best known as an anti-corruption and transparency crusader - www.transparencywarrior.com.au.
Rex Patrick’s Transparency and Opaqueness Awards 2023

Rex Patrick’s Transparency and Opaqueness Awards 2023

Did 2023 see more or less transparency from Government? Is the Albanese Government more or less transparent than ...
Albo’s Diary revealed: who’s influencing the PM?

Albo’s Diary revealed: who’s influencing the PM?

After an epic 12 month battle against improper secrecy in the Prime Minister’s office, Anthony Albanese’s 2022 ...
Murphy Report on gambling reform delayed by sports bet lobby

Murphy Report on gambling reform delayed by sports bet lobby

Six months after the late Peta Murphy’s parliamentary committee report on online gambling was released, the ...

Marles is wrong – Australia is taking US and UK nuclear waste!

As Defence Minister, Richard Marles is uninspiring. He’s not across his brief. His recent statement saying ...
Nuclear waste. Fifty years of searching, still nowhere to dump it.

Nuclear waste. Fifty years of searching, still nowhere to dump it.

The Department of Defence has engaged a former Defence Deputy Secretary as a highly paid consultant to find a ...
The scam within a scam. US, UK officials are flying high on the AUKUS teat.

The scam within a scam. US, UK officials are flying high on the AUKUS teat.

Australian taxpayers are paying for the excessive jet setting of US and UK officers to fly backwards and forwards ...
Carbon Captured: Santos emails reveal gas giant orchestrated “Environment Protection” laws

Carbon Captured: Santos emails reveal gas giant orchestrated “Environment Protection” laws

In the shadows of the COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai and mega-merger discussions between fossil fuel giants ...
Nothing to see here. Albo’s vows of transparency vanish in a veil of secrecy

Nothing to see here. Albo’s vows of transparency vanish in a veil of secrecy

The Senate has handed down its report into the operation of Commonwealth Freedom of Information laws, and Labor ...
Join our Team! AUKUS foreign expenditure sinkhole blows out to $12B … already

Join our Team! AUKUS foreign expenditure sinkhole blows out to $12B … already

The Albanese Government has just announced another $3B into the US submarine industrial base, in addition to the ...
Dear Ministers – why do costs and timelines for Snowy 2.0 keep shifting yet are so readily approved?

Dear Ministers – why do costs and timelines for Snowy 2.0 keep shifting yet are so readily approved?

It took just a day for two ministers to approve another Snowy Hydro $6 billion dollar cost blow-out and further ...
Fine print bombshell – share information which “undermines trust in government”, face jail

Fine print bombshell – share information which “undermines trust in government”, face jail

The Government has just released its ‘Review into Secrecy Provisions’ which contains the greatest assault on ...
Redacted. Gas lobby in lock-step with Government on “secret” gas reservation options

Redacted. Gas lobby in lock-step with Government on “secret” gas reservation options

The Albanese Government is refusing to release details of six gas reservation scheme options that could reduce ...

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