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MEDIA ALERT: Operation Aero public inquiry into allegations concerning political donations resumes Monday 9 December

Friday 6 December 2019

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption’s (ICAC) public inquiry into allegations concerning political donations, the NSW Branch of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), members of Chinese Friends of Labor and others will resume on Monday, 9 December 2019 at 12:00 pm for one week.

The Commission is investigating whether, from January 2015, ALP NSW Branch officials, members of Chinese Friends of Labor, political donors and others have entered into, or carried out, a scheme to circumvent prohibitions or requirements under Part 6 of the Election Funding, Expenditure and Disclosures Act 1981 relating to political donations.

The general scope and purpose of the public inquiry is to gather evidence relevant to the allegation being investigated under section 13A of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Act 1988. This section addresses the ICAC’s function of investigating matters referred to it by the NSW Electoral Commission.

Chief Commissioner the Hon Peter Hall QC is presiding at the public inquiry, and Counsel Assisting the Commission is Mr Scott Robertson.

A witness list for next week is attached. Please note that this list is subject to change.

Time:            12:00 pm

Date:              Monday 9 December 2019

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




Week beginning Monday 9 December 2019

Please note that this list is subject to change.

Monday 9 December (commencing at 12pm)
Tim Xu

Tuesday 10 December
Leon Teh
Alex Wood

Wednesday 11 December
Ernest Wong

Thursday 12 December
Ernest Wong

Friday 13 December

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