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Liberal Party's fundraising arm might have breached law over political donations

Liberal Party's fundraising arm might have breached law over political donations

IBAC has heard the state party's fundraising entity Enterprise Victoria diverted cash into a federal campaign fund in the apparent attempt to sidestep strict Victorian disclosure rules.

  • by Royce Millar

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How money talks in Victorian politics: Five lessons from the Casey corruption scandal

How money talks in Victorian politics: Five lessons from the Casey corruption scandal

Secret phone taps, grainy photographs and footage have shown the ugly side of Victoria’s political and planning systems. But what have we learned?

  • by Royce Millar
Liberals in a cash quandary after Casey developer donations revealed

Liberals in a cash quandary after Casey developer donations revealed

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Health Minister Greg Hunt have both been caught up in questions over donations from allegedly corrupt property developer John Woodman.

  • by Royce Millar
Ombudsman accuses Daniel Andrews of undermining corruption fight

Ombudsman accuses Daniel Andrews of undermining corruption fight

In a scathing letter to the Premier, Ombudsman Deborah Glass said funding cuts were hampering her fight against public sector wrongdoing.

  • by Nick McKenzie and Paul Sakkal
Premier and corruption-buster clash over funding to investigate police

Premier and corruption-buster clash over funding to investigate police

Former judge Robert Redlich said on Wednesday that even with a fresh funding package announced in the state budget, IBAC remains hamstrung in conducting vital investigations.

  • by Nick McKenzie
The sheikh, the safe and a missing $230,000 paid to a councillor

The sheikh, the safe and a missing $230,000 paid to a councillor

The transaction was supposed to be a loan, but the anti-corruption commission is sceptical, and there is no record of what happened to the "repaid" money.

  • by Royce Millar
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Enormous power of police must be kept in check

Enormous power of police must be kept in check

The Andrews government must take charge and act to ensure that Victorians have a strong independent police complaint system.

  • by Jeremy King
IBAC chief says the Andrews government needs to fund it properly

IBAC chief says the Andrews government needs to fund it properly

Former judge Robert Redlich said on Wednesday that even with a fresh funding package announced in the state budget, IBAC remains hamstrung in conducting vital investigations.

  • by Nick McKenzie
Liberal fundraising chief offered meetings with party leaders in return for Woodman donations

Liberal fundraising chief offered meetings with party leaders in return for Woodman donations

The head of Enterprise Victoria also pointed to a 'loophole’ to bypass state donations laws.

  • by Royce Millar
Developer's contentious rezoning scuttled by Age stories, IBAC hears
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Developer's contentious rezoning scuttled by Age stories, IBAC hears

Developer John Woodman's $150 million rezoning at Cranbourne West was no longer possible after Age revelations in October 2018, inquiry is told.

  • by Royce Millar and Clay Lucas
'No basis in fact': Andrews hits back at Ombudsman's muzzling claim

'No basis in fact': Andrews hits back at Ombudsman's muzzling claim

Premier Daniel Andrews has strongly rejected suggestions his government is withholding money from the Ombudsman to undermine investigations into his government.

  • by Paul Sakkal