University of Sydney - allegations concerning contract security suppliers (Operation Gerda)
The public inquiry held as part of this investigation has concluded. Transcripts and exhibits are available at the links below.
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 ICAC is also investigating whether any University of Sydney
employee dishonestly obtained a financial benefit from, or acted
partially in, exercising their public official functions for the benefit
of SNP Security and/or SIG and/or any of their employees.
The Commission is also examining whether SNP Security, SIG and/or any
of their employees engaged in conduct that, or could have, adversely
affected the exercise of official functions by the University and/or any
of its employees, and which could have involved bribery and/or fraud.
Further, the ICAC is examining whether any employee of the University,
SNP Security and/or SIG engaged in conduct that impaired, or could
impair, public confidence in public administration because it involved
dishonestly obtaining, assisting in obtaining or dishonestly benefiting
from, the payment or application of public funds for private advantage.
View all transcripts associated with this investigation. The Commission makes every effort to post the daily transcripts of its public inquiries on its website by 8:00 pm each day when possible. If the Commission sits later than 4:00 pm, the daily transcripts, particularly the afternoon session, may not be available until the next working day.
Download exhibits associated with this investigation below.