News

The NSW Labor Party took a $100,000 cash donation from a controversial Chinese property developer — and said it came from Chinatown restaurant workers

Chinese property developer Huang Xiangmo gave $100,000 in cash to the former head of the NSW Labor Party, Jamie Clements, a corruption inquiry heard on Monday. Counsel assisting the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, Scott Robertson, said the six-week public inquiry would examine if “straw or pretend donors” were used […]
The NSW Labor Party took a $100,000 cash donation from a controversial Chinese property developer — and said it came from Chinatown restaurant workers
News

The NSW government’s environmental watchdog just referred itself to ICAC

NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) CEO Barry Buffie has referred his organisation to the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) over claims made on ABC TV’s Four Corners on Monday night about the state waste industry. “The Four Corners program contained allegations about corruption in the waste industry and suggested, or […]
The NSW government’s environmental watchdog just referred itself to ICAC
News

ICAC boss Megan Latham has resigned

NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption commissioner Megan Latham will step down next week in the wake of changes to how ICAC functions introduced by the Baird government last week. She has tendered her resignation, effective 30 November 2016, issuing the following statement: In the light of the passage of the […]
ICAC boss Megan Latham has resigned
News

ICAC finds several NSW politicians tried to evade election funding laws

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) investigation into prohibited political donations, Operation Spicer, which saw 10 state government MPs stand aside or resign as ministers, and cost former premier Barry O’Farrell his job, has found 14 people, including senior Liberal politicians Michael Gallacher and Christopher Hartcher acted with the […]
ICAC finds several NSW politicians tried to evade election funding laws
News

Eddie Obeid is facing jail after being found guilty of misconduct in public office

Former Labor powerbroker and NSW government minister Eddie Obeid has been found guilty of misconduct in public office. The jury verdict was handed down today following a three-week Supreme Court trial, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. The decision vindicates the 2014 findings of the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), which […]
Eddie Obeid is facing jail after being found guilty of misconduct in public office