Landmark report calls for red tape reduction in Australian aid

An Australian parliamentary committee has called on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to take several steps to promote private sector engagement in the aid program. Sharman Stone, who heads of the panel, discussed exclusively with Devex some key recommendations.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.