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Three people in Maguire's cash for visas scheme are now citizens

Three people in Maguire's cash for visas scheme are now citizens

Home Affairs has revealed three people linked to Daryl Maguire's cash for visas scheme have become Australian citizens and another six are still in the country.

  • by Katina Curtis and Tom Rabe

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Publication of private transcript was 'human error', ICAC Inspector finds

Publication of private transcript was 'human error', ICAC Inspector finds

A 35-page report by the ICAC inspector found the transcript was "erroneously uploaded to the Commission website and, as a result, was accessed by a number of persons contrary to its intended confidentiality."

  • by Laura Chung
Premier oversaw fund that set aside $5.5m for project pushed by Maguire

Premier oversaw fund that set aside $5.5m for project pushed by Maguire

Gladys Berejiklian oversaw a fund that set aside $5.5 million for a project championed by her then secret partner Daryl Maguire and that he allegedly later tried to profit from.

  • by Carrie Fellner
Berejiklian shrugs off 'slush fund' scandal, backs away from ICAC boost

Berejiklian shrugs off 'slush fund' scandal, backs away from ICAC boost

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has indicated the state's corruption watchdog will miss out on an extra $7.3 million as she defended the practice of pork barrelling.

  • by Alexandra Smith and Lucy Cormack
Upper house votes for Premier Gladys Berejiklian to be referred to ICAC

Upper house votes for Premier Gladys Berejiklian to be referred to ICAC

The NSW upper house has voted to refer Premier Gladys Berejiklian to the corruption watchdog for failing to report her relationship with disgraced former MP Daryl Maguire.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Premier's office provided a list of grants to approve, despite saying she's not responsible

Premier's office provided a list of grants to approve, despite saying she's not responsible

The Premier's office said that she was not the decision-maker in the Stronger Communities Grant Fund, even though she gave email approval for 11 grants, including $90 million for Hornsby Council.

  • by Alexandra Smith
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Former NSW auditor-general says Berejiklian should resign

Former NSW auditor-general says Berejiklian should resign

A former auditor-general says the shredding of documents in the Premier's office should be the final straw in Gladys Berejiklian's leadership. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
Maguire aside, the Premier's steadfast command has been shredded

Maguire aside, the Premier's steadfast command has been shredded

Premier Berejiklian's behaviour, and the conduct of her office and administration, show the processes of good government are evidently beyond them.

  • by Tony Harris
The pursuit of wealth now eclipses our 'fair go' mythology

The pursuit of wealth now eclipses our 'fair go' mythology

We've decided to put the rich, rather than those doing it tough, at the centre of our society. Our politicians have taken note.

  • by Sean Kelly
Gladys Berejiklian holds her ground to fight another week, but may not survive another mistake

Gladys Berejiklian holds her ground to fight another week, but may not survive another mistake

Voters in the suburbs are feeling sympathy for the NSW Premier, who has party room support, for now. Yet, should that public support start to waver, that calculation may change.

  • by Deborah Snow
Berejiklian may have let her standards drop - but we can't drop ours

Berejiklian may have let her standards drop - but we can't drop ours

The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled us to trust our public institutions and political leaders again. And our trust has been repaid. But we may be suspending our sense of ethics and reason as well. And that is dangerous.

  • by Tim Soutphommasane