Operation Crusader public notice

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Wednesday 18 January 2012

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is conducting an investigation into allegations that:  

  1. Between December 2004 and April 2011, Colin McCallum, Campus Services Manager of the University of New England (UNE) corruptly solicited and received benefits for himself and others in return for improperly favouring  Quad Services Pty Ltd, Sydney Night Patrol and Inquiry Pty Ltd, and Prosys Services Pty Ltd in the awarding of UNE contracts and for approving payment of false invoices submitted to the UNE by those companies; and
  2. Between July 2010 and December 2010, Colin McCallum corruptly arranged for payment for the hire of UNE sports facilities for the use of New England Rugby Union by providing false and misleading information to other UNE employees.

As part of its investigation, the ICAC will hold a public inquiry starting at 10:00 am on Monday 23 January 2012, at L21, 133 Castlereagh St., Sydney.

Persons claiming to be substantially and directly interested in this matter may seek leave to be represented at the inquiry, and are invited to contact Jay Lawrence on (02) 8281-5999 to advise of their interest.

Members of the public with information relevant to the investigation are encouraged to provide it in writing at GPO Box 500, Sydney, NSW 2001, or by facsimile (02) 9264-5364. The ICAC will treat all information confidentially and has legislative powers to protect people who provide information to the Commission.

Roy Waldon
Solicitor to the Commission

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