Tag Archives: ICAC

ICAC interviews Hunter residents over Huntlee development near Branxton

Very good to see ICAC investigating this planning debacle.  The public deserves a full explanation of how a project aiming to place 20,000 people in urban sprawl, nowhere near jobs and which will clear endangered bushland, came to be approved in the first place. James Ryan ICAC interviews Hunter residents over Huntlee development near Branxton By JOANNE McCARTHY Feb. 12,

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Property developer Jeff McCloy wants to take us back to the days when it was legal for developers to make donations to political parties.

McCloy case ‘credible’, could affect ICAC findings By MICHELLE HARRIS July 31, 2014, 10 p.m. CHALLENGE: Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy. NSW laws banning property developers from making political donations are ‘‘vulnerable’’,  and a ‘‘very credible challenge’’ could be mounted in the High Court by Newcastle lord mayor Jeff McCloy, with big implications for a corruption inquiry, a legal expert

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O’Farrell’s planning laws in trouble

  If you missed Leesha McKennys’ article in the Sydney Morning Herald on Saturday  regarding submissions on the new planning legislation from the ICAC, Australian Institute of Architects and the Law Society of NSW  you can copy this link and paste it in your browser  http://www.watoday.com.au/comment/power-to-the-people-8230-thats-the-plan-20130712-2pvjk.html You can go to the Better Planning Network website to read the full submissions – http://betterplanningnetwork.good.do/nsw/pages/key-resources/ For

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Cessnock Greens welcome ICAC investigation

‘The Cessnock Greens welcome the ICAC investigation. I will be writing to the ICAC and asking that they make any findings public prior to the Council elections scheduled for September 8th so the residents of Cessnock can be fully informed.’ James Ryan ICAC examines Cessnock allegations MICHELLE HARRIS   Nn ewcastle Herald 29 May, 2012 04:00 AM THE state’s corruption watchdog

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