Labor Government Being Investigated by Corruption Commission Over $12.2 Million Pittwater Sale, Sydney

THE INDEPENDENT Commission Against Corruption was told a former NSW Labor government executive rushed to approve the $12.2 million purchase of waterfront land to avoid risk of a deal falling through.

Under caretaker conventions that were in place at the time, the government was not meant to be executing contracts. The investigation – for the Currawong site at Pittwater – is for a transaction recorded on March 15 from developer Eco Villages.

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