The Abridged MACRA Tool fills helps users to identify and assess the underlying causes of corruption in mining sector awards in just 4 months.
A corruption risk is created if a mining company can disproportionately influence policy makers and shape policy decisions for commercial gain.
Australia’s mining sector is not immune to corruption. By working collaboratively to strengthen transparency and accountability, we can ensure it performs to the highest standards of integrity.
This timeline shows the progress of the Accountable Mining Program in Australia, the collaboration with our diverse range of stakeholders, and events that have showcased our work.
The regulation of resource projects through State Agreements lacks transparency. This means a company’s influence over political decisions can lead to terms that are favourable to the company but do not consider the best interests of the community and industry more broadly.
These maps help stakeholders identify points within the process of approving mining rights where transparency and public accountability need to be strengthened. As mining licence processes differ across Australian jurisdictions, these maps focus on the mining-rich states of Queensland and Western Australia.
In our latest research, our colleagues from Argentina, Mexico, Ghana, Madagascar and the Kyrgyz Republic have completed a year-long investigation into the corruption risks in the process of approving mining rights in their countries.
The MACRA Tool fills helps users to identify and assess the underlying causes of corruption in mining sector awards.
The extractive sector is notoriously prone to corruption. EITI stakeholders are working to strengthen the EITI’s contribution to tackling corruption.
What is the process for awarding mining rights in Cambodia? What steps must the company and the government follow? This map provides transparency.