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MEDIA ALERT: ICAC public inquiry into allegations concerning University of Sydney and contract security services providers starts Monday

Friday 8 February 2019

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) Operation Gerda public inquiry into allegations concerning the University of Sydney, its contracted security services provider Sydney Night Patrol & Inquiry Co Pty Ltd (SNP Security) and SNP Security’s subcontractor, S International Group Pty Ltd (SIG) (Operation Gerda), will start next Monday, 11 February 2019 at 10:00 am.

Further details about Operation Gerda 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 Phillip English.

The Commission intends to live stream the proceedings in this public inquiry via the ICAC website. The livestream will be accessible from the “News and Events” column on the Commission’s website homepage.

The inquiry is set down for up to four 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 11 February 2019

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




Week beginning Monday 11 February 2019

Please note that this list is subject to change.

Monday 11 February
Qin Li

Tuesday 12 February
Qin Li
Taymour Elredi
Frank Lu

Wednesday 13 February
Frank Lu
Daryl McCreadie

Thursday 14 February
Daryl McCreadie
Emir Balicevac

Friday 15 February
Emir Balicevac
George Boutros

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