Public inquiry

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) is investigating allegations that Phillip Cresnar, a former engineer with Ausgrid:

  • solicited and received benefits from Ausgrid contractors in exchange for assistance in relation to the awarding of contracts and the approval of variations to contracts
  • disclosed to contractors, and others, confidential information acquired in the course of his official functions.

As part of its investigation, the ICAC will hold a public inquiry starting at 10:00 am on Monday 19 January 2015 at Level 7, 255 Elizabeth Street, Sydney.

Persons claiming to be substantially and directly interested in this matter may seek leave to be represented at the inquiry, and are invited to contact Mr Nicholas Marney on (02) 8281-5999 to advise of their interest.

Members of the public with information relevant to the investigation are encouraged to provide it in writing at GPO Box 500, Sydney, NSW 2001, or by facsimile (02) 9264-5364. The ICAC will treat all information confidentially and has legislative powers to protect people who provide information to the Commission.

Roy Waldon
Solicitor to the Commission