It is the first time former NSW Labor ministers Joe Tripodi and Tony Kelly have faced criminal charges flowing from an ICAC inquiry.
- by Kate McClymont and Michaela Whitbourn
Our democracy will be better for it: Empowering whistleblowers key to effective anti-corruption reform
With the guidance and backing of a whistleblower protection commissioner, the next generation of Australian whistleblowers will not have to pay the price so many others have paid for speaking up.
- by Andrew Wilkie
The Greiner and Carr governments faced similar claims of political interference, writes a former judge and barrister who acted at ICAC hearings in those cases.
- by Greg James
Spot the woman among the NSW government’s appointments to lucrative trade posts.
- by Alexandra Smith
Philip Uy texted a photo of bundled cash days after the councillors voted to support a proposed property development in 2018, an ICAC inquiry has been told.
- by Megan Gorrey
The upper house has referred a transcript of its parliamentary inquiry into the Barilaro appointment to the corruption watchdog.
- by Alexandra Smith and Lucy Cormack
A NSW parliamentary inquiry heard explosive evidence on Monday that a top bureaucrat said a US role ultimately given to John Barilaro was “a present for someone”.
- by Michaela Whitbourn and Lucy Cormack
Senator Ralph Babet rarely talks to reporters. But when he does, he sounds like a politician already.
- by Kishor Napier-Raman and Noel Towell
Of five potentially preventable deaths at hospitals across regional NSW uncovered by a Herald investigation, only one is under investigation by the coroner.
- by Carrie Fellner
The Greens want the federal integrity commission to have broader investigative powers and independent funding.
- by Lisa Visentin
Clifton Wong gave evidence to the Independent Commission Against Corruption’s investigation into three other ex-councillors on Monday.
- by Megan Gorrey