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
NSW INDEPENDENT COMMISSION AGAINST CORRUPTION
OPERATION AERO PUBLIC INQUIRY
Week beginning Monday 9 December 2019
Please note that this list is subject to change.
Monday 9 December (commencing at 12pm)
Tuesday 10 December
Wednesday 11 December
Thursday 12 December
Friday 13 December
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