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Listed under:  Society  >  Citizenship  >  Politics  >  Political power  >  Political corruption

Police State, 1989: The breakthrough

This clip shows a re-creation of Sergeant Colin Dillon, played by himself, giving evidence to the Fitzgerald Inquiry into police corruption in Queensland in 1987 about how a bottle of expensive Scotch whisky was put in his locker as a bribe and how, while he never opened it, it came to symbolise his tacit complicity in ...


Four Corners - The Kilwa Incident, 2005: Business as usual

This clip shows UN expert Patrick Smith describing the illegal exploitation of mineral resources in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) during two recent wars and under the rule of President Joseph Kabila. Footage of soldiers and Kabila are shown as the narrator describes the brutality of the DRC armed forces and ...


Four Corners - Aiding or Abetting, 1983: The rich get richer

This clip from 1983 shows footage of a road construction project in Zamboanga del Sur on the island of Mindanao that was jointly funded by the Australian and Philippine governments, and alleges that money for the project has been misappropriated by Philippine officials. Geoff Anderson, an Australian road engineer working ...