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Past investigations

All past ICAC investigations which have been publicly reported are summarised below.

Investigations reported in the past 10 years

For all ICAC investigations publicly reported in the past 10 years, the ICAC’s report or reports on the investigation are available online by clicking on the investigation title and following the links. Where available, other public material related to the investigation, such as transcripts of public inquiry proceedings, media releases and fact sheets, ICAC recommendations and investigation outcomes, is also provided.

Investigations reported more than 10 years ago

For all ICAC investigations publicly reported more than 10 years ago, only a summary of the investigation is available online. To obtain the ICAC’s report or reports on these investigations, go to the relevant investigation summary and click on the "Request the report" link.

11 May 2021

Service NSW - investigation into the conduct of a Service NSW officer (Operation Mistral)

The ICAC investigated whether a Service NSW officer, Diana Benyamin, agreed to dishonestly and partially exercise her official functions by agreeing to alter records held by Service NSW in exchange for a benefit.

22 Mar 2021

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

The ICAC investigated 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 of 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 t ...

27 Nov 2020

NSW Government - allegations concerning management of water in NSW and systemic non-compliance with the Water Management Act 2000 (Operations Avon and Mezzo)

The ICAC conducted two related investigations into complaints about water management in NSW: Operation Avon and Operation Mezzo.

27 Aug 2020

NSW Department of Family and Community Services - allegations concerning a headlease coordinator (Operation Cygnet)

The ICAC investigated an allegation that Chanse Baynham, while employed as a headlease coordinator at the then NSW Department of Family and Community Services, between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2017, awarded work to his own company to gain a financial benefit.

26 May 2020

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

The ICAC investigated whether, from January 2009 to February 2019, staff from Sydney Night Patrol & Inquiry Co (SNP) and/or its subcontractor, S International Group Pty Ltd (SIG), 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.

3 Jun 2019

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

The ICAC investigated allegations that, on or about 19 February 2014, Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) officers based at Lithgow Correctional Centre (LCC) dishonestly exercised their official functions in relation to an assault of a prisoner including by: subjecting the prisoner to the use of force (UOF) 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 ...

17 Jan 2019

NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (Operation Yarrow)

The ICAC investigated corruption allegations that Steven Prestage, an information and communication technologies (ICT) contractor working on an ICT project at the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI), dishonestly and partially exercised his public official functions in exchange for a financial benefit.

18 Jun 2018

NSW Health and the Department of Family and Community Services - allegations concerning the former CEO of the Immigrant Women’s Health Service and the Non-English Speaking Housing Women’s Scheme Inc (Operation Tarlo)

The ICAC is investigating corruption allegations concerning Eman Sharobeem, the former CEO of the Immigrant Women’s Health Service(IWHS) and the Non-English Speaking Housing Women’s Scheme Inc (NESH).

3 Aug 2017

Department of Justice – allegations concerning former project manager (Operation Artek)

The ICAC investigated allegations that Leslie Reynolds, a former project manager at the Department of Justice, received corrupt payments and benefits from Khader George Ghamrawi and his wife, Samantha Boyle, the principals of G&S Building Group Pty Ltd and Global Metals Works Pty Ltd.

26 Jul 2017

City of Botany Bay Council – allegations concerning former chief financial officer (Operation Ricco)

The ICAC investigated allegations that former City of Botany Bay Council chief financial officer Gary Goodman, and other Council employees, dishonestly exercised official functions to obtain financial benefits for themselves and others by causing fraudulent payments of more than $4.2 million to be made by the Council through false invoicing to either themselves, or various entities.