- To act honourably and fairly and solely in the public interest
- To treat all citizens equally
- To tell the truth
- Not to mislead or deceive
- Not to withhold or obfuscate information to which voters are entitled
- Not to spend public money except for public benefit
- Not to use your position or information gained from your position for your benefit or the benefit of a family member, friend, political party or other related entity.
Tony Fitzgerald is a former judge who led what became known as the Fitzgerald Inquiry into corruption in the police force in Queensland, 1987-1989.
His principles were published in the Sydney Morning Herald on April 12 this year when he wrote a comment piece about Australian politics needing more anti-corruption measures.