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NSW ICAC finds Obeid, Tripodi, Dunn engaged in corrupt conduct

June 5, 2014 - 11:16 -- Admin

NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption media release 5 June 2014: Findings of corrupt conductOperation CabotThe ICAC found that Edward Obeid Sr engaged in corrupt conduct by misusing his position as a member of Parliament (MP) to benefit his family's financial interests by improperly influencing Steve Dunn, a senior bureaucrat formerly within the Department of Water and Energy (DWE) in the discha

Anthony Albanese: "Abuse of power continued over and over again" in the Australian Parliament since Abbott Government sworn in

June 4, 2014 - 00:15 -- Admin

The fight continues across the Dispatch Box over the contention that the present Speaker in the Australian House of Representatives, Liberal MP Bronwyn Bishop, is biased and abuses privilege.Australian House of Representatives Hansa

In which Greens MLC Jeremy Buckingham informs the NSW Parliament and Metgasco Limited's CEO Peter Henderson writes yet another letter

June 3, 2014 - 00:16 -- Admin

The political duel continues in ‘The people of the Northern Rivers and political allies versus Coal seam and tight gas exploration company Metgasco Limited and political allies’.Excerpts from NSW Legislative Council Hansard 15 May 2014:1838.  Mr Buckingham to move—1.             That this House notes that:(a)        the Driller Logs and Well Completion Reports from Metgasco

That elusive Monaco donor to Coalition coffers may not be all that mysterious after all

June 2, 2014 - 08:14 -- Admin

The Canberra Times 2 June 2014:A short limousine ride from the famous Monte Carlo casino, the Les Caravelles building enjoys a dress circle position overlooking Port Hercules - a popular place for the world's mega-rich to park their super yachts when visiting the Cote d'Azur.According to documents filed with the Australian Electoral Commission, it is