Alleged misconduct by ex-state MLC raises more questions

Former WA upper house member Phil Edman’s attempts to explain his expenses scandal in an interview from Bali have only lead to more questions surrounding the alleged misconduct. The disgraced politician resigned from the Liberal party just hours after a Corruption and Crime Report report revealed he used his electoral allowance to pay for speeding…

5 Men Charged Following CCC Report Into Alleged Corrupt Activity At NMHS

WA Police revealed that 5 men have been arrested and charged with 49 offences after a Corruption and Crime Commission report into corrupt activity at the North Metropolitan Health Service (NMHS) In a brief press conference this afternoon, Serious and Organised Crime Division Acting Inspector Paul Matthews says a special taskforce was established after the…

Abuse of Power found during CCC investigation

The Corruption and Crime Commission’s report into the ‘Abuse of power at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’ has been welcomed by Agriculture and Food Minister Alannah MacTiernan. The CCC report found opinions of serious misconduct of the actions of former DPRID employee Felicity Heffernan, and former Potato Marketing Corporation CEO Peter Evans.…

CCC report investigates tax payer dollars lining pockets of Senior Health Servants

The Corruption and Crime Commission have released a damning report after investigating hundreds and thousands of siphoned dollars by Senior WA Health Bureaucrats. Contractors offered benefits including lavish lunches, gifts and personal holidays, in return for work. Three senior health bureaucrats and almost a dozen contractors are caught up in the scandal, while the CCC…

WA Police Justify Tasering Despite CCC Misconduct Calls

WA Police have welcomed a Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) investigation into officer tasered a man during a traffic stop in Fremantle, as the watchdog released its report into the incident. A senior constable has been stood down after the CCC revealed the incident in March resulted in serious misconduct but WA Police maintain the…

EXCLUSIVE: Union Corruption Whistle Blower Speaks Out

WATCH the exclusive interview on the “Evening News Perth”! The Royal Commission into Union Corruption moved to Perth this past week. The inquiry which is examining allegations of corrupt practices in at least three unions, including bribery, improper fundraising and secret commissions. Former Prime Minister Julia Gillard and current Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten have also…

Health Department At Risk Of Corruption

The latest report tabled by the Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) warned the Health Department does not have adequate processes to prevent corruption and fraud. The CCC has identified a significant systematic failure and said the problem requires urgent attention from the department executives. The review was carried out after Wathumallage Wickramasinghe was jailed this…