Independent Commission Against Corruption

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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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Independent funding for NSW’s Icac rejected on ‘philosophical’ grounds
Premier Dominic Perrottet says the executive should make funding decisions after rejecting new model

Michael McGowan

11, May, 2022 @8:09 AM

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High-profile independents say they would negotiate with either major party in event of hung parliament
We asked 13 independents how they would approach negotiations with major parties if neither wins a majority

Christopher Knaus

10, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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NSW government to boost funding to Icac despite Scott Morrison’s criticisms of watchdog
Dominic Perrottet says funding change was ‘not completely in line’ with Icac’s requests but ‘strikes the right balance’

Tamsin Rose and Michael McGowan

10, May, 2022 @9:37 AM

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Scott Morrison warns overly powerful Icac could turn Australia into ‘public autocracy’
Labor, which has promised to establish a national anti-corruption commission ‘with teeth’, says the PM’s comments show his ‘true colours are emerging now’

Daniel Hurst

03, May, 2022 @11:37 PM

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Dominic Perrottet says Scott Morrison ‘absolutely’ went too far by calling Icac a kangaroo court
NSW premier called on politicians to avoid any comments which ‘undermine confidence’ in integrity agencies

Michael McGowan and agencies

03, May, 2022 @3:22 AM

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NSW mayor was ‘provided benefits’ by property developers, Icac hears
Canada Bay mayor Angelo Tsirekas allegedly received overseas trips in exchange for favourable council decisions, watchdog told

Michael McGowan

26, Apr, 2022 @8:16 AM

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Scott Morrison’s Icac claims are ‘absolute rubbish’, say transparency experts
Legal figures say it is ‘ridiculous’ for the PM to call the NSW corruption commission a ‘kangaroo court’ that has led to too many politicians resigning

Paul Karp

22, Apr, 2022 @6:16 AM

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‘Massive policy failure’: retired judges blast Morrison’s broken promise on federal Icac
Former supreme court judge Anthony Whealy says Coalition’s explanation for not legislating a promised anti-corruption commission is ‘spurious’

Christopher Knaus

15, Apr, 2022 @1:05 AM

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Scott Morrison again blames Labor for Coalition’s failure to deliver federal Icac
PM said government had not broken its election promise to create anti-corruption body, despite never introducing legislation

Katharine Murphy Political editor

14, Apr, 2022 @2:41 AM

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Icac funding to be ‘at arm's length’ under Labor, Chris Minns reveals
Exclusive: Labor would also set aside a fund for ‘unexpected matters’ that ‘require urgent attention’

Michael McGowan

14, Mar, 2022 @4:30 PM

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