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MEDIA ALERT: ICAC public inquiry into allegations concerning the former Canterbury City Council resumes 1 April

Friday 29 April 2019

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) Operation Dasha public inquiry will resume on Monday 1 April 2019, at 10:00 am.

Operation Dasha involves allegations concerning whether public officials including former Canterbury City 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.

Further details about Operation Dasha are available here. A witness list for next week is attached (the inquiry will not sit on 3 and 4 April). Please note that this list is subject to change.

The inquiry is expected to continue for approximately five weeks. Commissioner Patricia McDonald SC is presiding at the public inquiry, and Counsel Assisting the Commission are Mr David Buchanan SC and Ms Anna Mitchelmore SC.

Transcripts and exhibits are available from the ICAC website.

Time:            10:00 am

Date:             Monday 1 April 2019

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




Week beginning Monday 1 April 2019

Please note that this list is subject to change.

Monday 1 April 2019
Pierre Azzi

Tuesday 2 April 2019
Pierre Azzi

Wednesday 3 April 2019
Not sitting

Thursday 4 April 2019
Not sitting

Friday 5 April 2019
Pierre Azzi

Media contact: ICAC Manager Communications & Media, Nicole Thomas, 02 8281 5799 / 0417 467 801 / nthomas@icac.nsw.gov.au