NSW ICAC chief labels corrupt ScoMo a “buffoon”

NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) commissioner Stephen Rushton, SC, appeared before state parliament’s ICAC oversight committee yesterday.

Rushton told the committee that people who have referred to ICAC as a ‘kangaroo court’ were “buffoons”, and that such comments risked eroding trust in ICAC and undermining public trust in governments.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has referred to ICAC as a ‘kangaroo court’ on a number of occasions as part of his opposition to the establishment of a federal integrity body.

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