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Former Mining Minister Calls for Judicial Inquiry into State’s Anti-corruption Commission

Former NSW mining minister Ian Macdonald has called for a judicial inquiry into the state’s anticorruption commission after obtaining confidential transcripts in which witnesses, including Labor frontbencher Anthony Albanese , gave evidence in his favour that was never made public . The transcripts were made during private compulsory examinations when ...

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Nick Greiner, the only other premier to resign over ICAC- ABC April 2014

ELEANOR HALL: And just finally Mr Greiner, given that it’s only really managed to claim two Liberal premier scalps, do you ever regret setting up the ICAC? NICK GREINER: No I don’t Eleanor and I don’t really… I mean I understand whenever these things happen people argue about some of ...

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Unjust mining act should be repealed

Last month David Ipp sent a statement to The Australian about his December 2013 report on Operation Acacia – an unusual step indeed for a former commissioner of the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption, who is also a former judge. The statement commented on matters that my company, NuCoal Resources ...

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NuCoal’s Loss, Shareholders Lose, Australia Loses

In December 2009, NuCoal acquired all of the issued capital of Doyles Creek Mining Pty Ltd (DCM) for $94 million and thereby Exploration Licence 7270 (EL 7270). On 23 November 2011, the NSW Government announced that the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) would be tasked with undertaking an inquiry into ...

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ICAC – unfair, unjust and un-Australian

Having progress into the writing of my book about the NSW coal explorer NuCoal and the outrageous way in which it was stripped of a $360m coal project, I am fast reaching the conclusion that ICAC destroys far more than it can possibly create. It is renegade force without and ...

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NuCoal investor makes plea to NSW MPs

Sean Nicholls State Political Editor The plight of a shareholder who faces losing hundreds of thousands of dollars when a controversial coal licence is torn up by the NSW government will be raised in the Coalition party room before special legislation is introduced to Parliament. Newcastle MP Tim Owen will ...

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Mum and Dad Investors Appeal Compo Decision

NUCOAL shareholders, including Hunter-based “mum and dad” investors, have appealed to the state government to reconsider its decision not to compensate them as it prepares to strip their company of its exploration licence. Newcastle MP Tim Owen will raise the issue of compensation at a Coalition party room meeting ahead ...

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ICAC investigation Operation Acacia – Pending Government decision on Doyles Creek Mining

TO: The Hon Barry O’Farrell MP Premier of New South Wales Minister for Western Sydney Level 40, Governor Macquarie Tower 1, Farrer Place SYDNEY NSW 2000, Australia Dear Premier, we are writing to you on behalf of the Crocodile Capital Fund, who is a substantial investor in NuCoal Resources Ltd, “NuCoal”, ...

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