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Current Investigations

The ICAC only discloses current investigations activity where this is in the public interest. For example, the ICAC may determine that it is in the public interest to hold a public inquiry as part of an investigation.

All public inquiries are advertised, with a public hearing notice published on this site and, when deemed appropriate, in relevant newspapers.

Transcripts of each day’s public inquiry proceeding are published on this website, generally within 24 hours, unless suppression orders are in place.

For transcripts relating to a particular investigation, click on the relevant investigation title and follow the links.

List of current investigations which have been made public

Any current ICAC investigations which have been made public, generally through the holding of a public inquiry, are listed below.

University of Sydney - allegations concerning contract security suppliers (Operation Gerda)

7 Feb 2019

The ICAC is investigating whether, since January 2009, staff from Sydney Night Patrol & Inquiry Co (SNP Security) and/or its subcontractor, S International Group Pty Ltd (SIG), have dishonestly obtained a financial benefit from the University of Sydney while providing contracted security services to the University by creating false entries on daily time sheets and submitting these for payment to the University.

Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council - allegations concerning directors of the Board and others (Operation Skyline)

19 Jun 2018

The ICAC is investigating allegations concerning the Awabakal Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC), including whether any public official, being a Awabakal LALC Board director, acted dishonestly and/or in breach of their duty as a Board member in relation to a scheme involving proposals from 2014 to 2016 for the sale and development of properties (“the Sale and Development Scheme”) owned by the land council.

Corrective Services NSW - allegations concerning officers dishonestly exercising official functions in relation to assault of prisoner (Operation Estry)

18 May 2018

The ICAC is investigating allegations that, on or about 19 February 2014, CSNSW officers based at Lithgow Correctional Centre dishonestly exercised their official functions in relation to an assault of a prisoner including by: subjecting the prisoner to the use of force which was unwarranted and inappropriate in the circumstances; colluding to provide a false and misleading account of the reasons for attending the cell occupied by the prisoner and subjecting him to the use of force; submitting, ...

Canterbury City Council - allegations concerning former councillors and other public officials (Operation Dasha)

13 Apr 2018

The ICAC is investigating allegations concerning the former Canterbury City Council, including whether, between 2013 and 2016, public officials including former councillors Michael Hawatt and Pierre Azzi, the former general manager, Jim Montague, and the former Director City Planning, Spiro Stavis, dishonestly and/or partially exercised their official functions in relation to planning proposals and/or applications under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 concerning properties in ...