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Tag archives: Michael McGurk

$50k in a paper bag: Medich at ICAC, a bread and butter tale

Margot Saville March 2, 2012 1 Comment

Millionaire Sydney property developer Ron Medich put in a celebrity appearance at the latest NSW ICAC hearing this week, saying that he had never heard the term "butter up".

ICAC, Medich and the Aboriginal Land Council

Margot Saville February 28, 2012

You’ve gotta love Lucky Gattellari. Faced with the possibility of being banged up in the big house for a long time, the former boxer is now singing like a canary.

ICAC inquiry: ‘drunk, sore and distressed’ minister caught napping

Margot Saville December 2, 2011 3 Comments

After six days of evidence about Ian Macdonald’s infamous night at room 1119 in the Four Seasons Hotel with Tiffanie, it was a huge relief to finally hear it from the horse’s mouth.

ICAC inquiry: Medich explains happy endings to the court

Margot Saville December 1, 2011 2 Comments

Most people approach a day at ICAC in total dread, but multimillionaire property developer Ron Medich appeared insouciant, verbally wrangling with counsel assisting, Geoffrey Watson SC and even the commissioner.

ICAC inquiry: Ron Medich details night with sex worker

Margot Saville November 30, 2011 6 Comments

Multimillionaire Sydney businessman Ron Medich this morning made his long-awaited appearance in the witness box at the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Minister ‘Sir Lunchalot’ — did Medich put the ‘lay’ into Labor?

Margot Saville November 25, 2011 7 Comments

Christmas came early for political voyeurs yesterday when the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption opened an inquiry into whether a former Labor minister had accepted s-xual services.

Medich, the pr-stitute and the cabinet minister: ICAC inquiry begins

Margot Saville November 24, 2011 1 Comment

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption is currently hearing evidence a NSW cabinet minister in 2009 receiving the services of a sex worker paid for by Ron Medich.

Former rich lister spends first night in jail awaiting McGurk trial

James Thomson October 28, 2010 18 Comments

Federal Court documents show Medich and McGurk were locked in a separate dispute over McGurk’s role in “extricating” Medich from an investment in the then-listed lender Amazing Loans (which has since been de-listed following a takeover deal), reports SmartCompany's James Thomson.

Thumped, bumped and bumped off at ICAC

Thumped, bumped and bumped off at ICAC

Margot Saville February 4, 2010 1 Comment

The difference between being thumped, bumped and bumped off is still a mystery, even after a whole day spent at the current ICAC hearing in Sydney into allegations of murdered Michael McGurk's corrupt conduct.

Tips and rumours: McGurk still haunts ALP councillors

Crikey September 22, 2009

Is there more news to come in NSW surrounding Michael McGurk and sitting ALP councillors ? Is Peter Costello lining up for an ambassador posting? Tipsters tell all.