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MEDIA ALERT: ICAC public inquiry into allegations concerning Corrective Services NSW officers assault of prisoner starts Monday

Friday 18 May 2018

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) Operation Estry public inquiry will start next Monday, 21 May 2018 at 10:00 am.

Operation Estry involves 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.

Further details about Operation Estry are available here. A witness list for the first week of the public inquiry is attached. Please note that this list is subject to change.

Commissioner Stephen Rushton SC will preside at the public inquiry, and Counsel Assisting the Commission will be Mr Sam Duggan.

The inquiry is set down for two weeks. A short media briefing will be held on the first day from 9:30 am on procedural and logistical matters.

Time:               9:30 am – short media briefing
                       10:00 am – inquiry commences


Date:              Monday 21 May 2018

Location:       ICAC Hearing Room
                       Level 7, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney




Week beginning Monday 21 May 2018

Please note that this list is subject to change.

Monday 21 May
Terrence Walker

Tuesday 22 May
Wesley Duffy
Simon Graff

Wednesday 23 May
Elliott Duncan
Dale Ashcroft

Thursday 24 May
Michael Watson
Phillip Turton

Friday 25 May
Stephen Taylor
Cameron Watson

Media contact: ICAC Manager Communications & Media, Nicole Thomas, 02 8281 5799 / 0417 467 801