NSW Parliament – allegations of corrupt conduct concerning the Sitting Day Relief entitlement (Operation Syracuse)

The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) conducted an investigation into whether Angela D’Amore, MP and members of her electorate office staff, falsely claimed payments from the NSW Parliament with respect to the Sitting Day Relief entitlement in the period 29 August 2006 to 29 June 2007.

In its report on this investigation, which was made public on 7 December 2010, the ICAC made findings of corrupt conduct against Ms D’Amore and her electorate staff member Agatha La Manna .The ICAC has stated its opinion that the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions should be sought with respect to the prosecution of Ms D’Amore for two common law offences of misconduct in public office.

Investigation reports Investigation reports
Investigation into the submission of false claims for sitting day relief entitlement by Angela D'Amore MP and some members of her staff (Operation Syracuse) (December 2010) View full report
Findings of corrupt conduct Findings of corrupt conduct
Findings and updates View findings
Recommendations for prosecutions Recommendations for prosecutions
Recommendations for prosecutions and updates View recommendations
Recommendations for disciplinary action Recommendations for disciplinary action
Recommendations for disciplinary action and updates View recommendations
Recommendations for corruption prevention Recommendations for corruption prevention
Recommendations for corruption prevention and updates View recommendations
Transcripts Transcripts
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Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets Public Notices, Media Releases and Fact Sheets
Investigation into the submission of false claims for sitting day relief entitlement by Angela D’Amore MP and some members of her staff View fact sheet
ICAC to seek DPP advice after Drummoyne MP found corrupt View media release
NSW Parliament – allegations of corrupt conduct concerning the Sitting Day Relief entitlement (Operation Syracuse) View public notice