Byron Shire Council - circumstances surrounding the adoption of the 1993 Byron Residential Development Strategy and other matters

The ICAC investigated the circumstances surrounding the formulation and adoption of Byron Shire Council’s Residential Development Strategy and certain events arising within this context; and the Council's conduct in relation to land known locally as the Conference Centre site. 

The ICAC made findings of corrupt conduct against a former employee of the Council and two other persons in relation to allegations made concerning the Council's conduct and stated its opinion that consideration should be given to their prosecution for specified offences, including the common law offence of conspiracy to commit a public mischief.

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