Joo-Cheong Tham is a Professor at Melbourne Law School. He is one of Australia’s leading experts on political funding with his publications including Money and Politics: The Democracy We Can’t Afford (2010, UNSW Press) and key reports for the New South Wales Electoral Commission on the regulation of political finance and lobbying. He also specializes in the regulation of precarious work and has undertaken considerable research into counter-terrorism laws. Joo-Cheong regularly speaks at public forums and has presented lectures at the Commonwealth, South Australian and Victorian Parliaments. He has also given evidence to parliamentary inquiries into labour migration, terrorism laws and political finance laws.