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The jailing of an ex-NSW Labor minister and the Berejiklian Icac inquiry show why we need a federal corruption watchdog with teeth | Anne Davies

Eddie Obeid’s sentencing and the Gladys Berejiklian probe demonstrate, in different ways, the weaknesses in the Morrison government’s proposed

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This week has provided a clear demonstration of why strong watchdogs like the New South Wales Independent Commission Against Corruption (Icac) are needed in Australian politics.

In the NSW supreme court, the final chapter of one of Icac’s most high-profile and long-running investigations reached its denouement.

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