ICAC: Denial minister turned a blind eye

FORMER NSW Labor Minister Tony Kelly has denied turning a "blind eye" to the contents of a Cabinet minute which the corruption watchdog suspects was changed at the last minute to favour the interests of Australian Water Holdings.

The Independent Commission Against Corruption is investigating claims Mr Kelly and former NSW Labor MP Joe Tripodi reversed a recommendation to reject a proposal by the company which if approved, would have benefited the family of disgraced Labor powerbroker Eddie Obeid to the tune of about $60million.

Giving evidence on Thursday, Mr Kelly said he signed off on the minute but was unaware it "may" have been changed.


'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

'Unfortunate accident': Man killed during storm

A man has died and there is extensive damage after two freak storms

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Why festivals breached patron numbers in 2017

Festival site lands $30,000 worth of fines

Holiday traffic already causing headaches

Holiday traffic already causing headaches

School holidays yet to officially start but highway is clogged

Local Partners