Australia’s perception as a clean country in which to do business has taken a major hit as a number of high profile domestic and international bribery scandals have seen the international view of doing business in the country slide.

Unveiling the latest version of its Corruption Perceptions Index, Transparency International said Australia had slipped from 11th to 13th place out of 168 countries surveyed in 2015 – six places below its ranking at number seven in 2012. Australia’s overall performance has also fallen six points from 85 in 2012…