Labor would look into creating Federal ICAC

A SENATE committee examining a proposal to create a national anti-corruption commission may be re-established if Labor wins office.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says he wants the Senate committee re-opened to "investigate the merit" of the idea.

That committee heard from a raft of integrity commissioners and transparency advocates calling for various forms of a federal ICAC-style body.

Pressure to establish such a body grew this week following the misconduct conviction against former New South Wales Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid.

The Coalition has rejected the proposal for years.

Mr Shorten stopped short of offering outright supporting, but said he was open to the proposal.


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