Independent Commission Against Corruption

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Four state scandals that show what a federal anti-corruption commission could uncover
From Eddie Obeid to ‘Mr Ipswich’, state anti-corruption bodies have already shown how they can hold the powerful to account

Anne Davies

01, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Independent MP Helen Haines says government should not rush integrity bill inquiry
Key supporter of federal anti-corruption commission says ‘the most important thing is that parliament works constructively to get it right’

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

12, Sep, 2022 @4:50 AM

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Federal Icac: independents want safeguards to ensure body cannot be politicised
Crossbenchers push Labor to ensure parliament has a say on commissioner and funding

Sarah Martin and Paul Karp

30, Aug, 2022 @5:30 PM

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NSW building commissioner who raised concerns about minister and developer cancels resignation
State fair trading minister, Victor Dominello, welcomes David Chandler’s decision to stay in role, saying he’s ‘a big fan’

Michael McGowan

26, Aug, 2022 @3:01 AM

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Pork barrelling can constitute corrupt conduct and could lead to criminal charges, Icac says
NSW anti-corruption watchdog calls for strict guidelines for government grants in new report

Anne Davies

01, Aug, 2022 @8:20 AM

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The NSW government falls uncomfortably silent as the spotlight shifts to its own woes
Analysis: After 12 years and a roll call of Icac scalps, the Coalition’s lines about the ‘bad old days’ of Labor don’t hit the way they used to

Michael McGowan

20, Jul, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Icac finds NSW MP John Sidoti engaged in ‘serious corrupt conduct’ over family-owned properties
Former Liberal minister tried to ‘improperly influence’ councillors in his electorate, corruption watchdog says

Tamsin Rose

20, Jul, 2022 @9:37 AM

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Advisers to John Barilaro to be called to give evidence at inquiry into New York trade job
NSW premier says there’s ‘no place for gifts of government jobs’ after claim New York trade role would be ‘a present for someone’

Michael McGowan

12, Jul, 2022 @5:33 AM

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Icac chief tells pork-barrelling forum that NSW fund is on ‘other side of the line’
Anti-corruption watchdog plans to publish its own report on pork-barrelling, ‘including whether and how it relates to corrupt conduct’

Michael McGowan

03, Jun, 2022 @6:50 AM

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Pork-barrelling should be banned and grant process overhauled, report for Icac says
Law expert Prof Anne Twomey calls for grants to be made on merit and based on clear criteria

Anne Davies

31, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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More than 30 retired judges call for ‘urgently needed’ federal Icac
Eminent jurists say ahead of election that watchdog crucial to halt ‘serious erosion’ of democratic principles and restore trust in politics

Christopher Knaus

17, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Josh Frydenberg opposes independents’ call for public hearings and tip-offs in proposed federal Icac
Treasurer says public hearings would see politicians ‘guilty until proved innocent’, but integrity experts say objections ‘ring hollow’

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

15, May, 2022 @3:08 AM

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