CMC media releases — 2012
The CMC is alerting the public to the threat of increased organised crime activity around rapidly evolving shifts in some of Queensland’s illicit drug markets and a heightened risk of public exposure to a range of harmful substances over the Christmas/New Year party season.
The CMC has produced what is believed to be the first definitive mapping of political donation legislation, positioning Queensland’s regulatory framework within a national and international context.
The CMC has frozen what are expected to be the final assets belonging to former Queensland Health employee Hohepa Hikairo Morehu-Barlow. The Supreme Court in Brisbane today granted a restraining order over more than 150 items, including gifts Mr Morehu-Barlow gave his friends and former Queensland Health colleagues.
The CMC is urging Queenslanders to help thwart organised property crime, warning that cars and heavy machinery are likely to top the hit list over the next two to three years.
The CMC has finalised a process of looking at its staffing.
A Crime and Misconduct Commission officer has been charged with an alleged contravention of secrecy under the Crime and Misconduct Act 2001.
CMC completes investigation into circumstances surrounding a developer’s political donations — 27.09.2012
A CMC investigation has found no evidence of wrongdoing surrounding a series of developer donations made to the Liberal National Party’s Forward Brisbane Leadership Fund in 2011.
The Crime and Misconduct Commission has exceeded a range of operational targets in its tenth year, as detailed in its Annual Report 2011-12 tabled in Parliament on 17 September 2012.
A Crime and Misconduct Commission-led investigation, supported by the Queensland Police Service State Drug Investigation Unit and New South Wales Police Drug Squad, snared an alleged line-up of major crime targets in Queensland and New South Wales, preventing $3.6 million worth of heroin and speed hitting the streets.
CMC completes review of material provided by the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry following a recommendation that it investigate the conduct of three of the engineers operating Wivenhoe Dam.
CMC restrains assets associated with alleged mastermind behind a multi-million-dollar heroin ring.
QPS and CMC complete joint investigation into complaint relating to Sunshine Coast Council election — 23.07.2012
The QPS and the CMC have concluded a joint investigation into an allegation of official misconduct relating to the most recent local government election for the Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
CMC provides parliamentary committee with final report on medical misconduct allegations — 16.07.2012
The CMC has provided the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee (PCMC) with a final report arising from an independent assessment of a series of allegations about medical matters that may reveal misconduct.
Statement about the meeting with Peter Wellington MP, the Independent Member for Nicklin, concerning a number of allegations related to medical matters that may reveal misconduct.
The CMC's Operation Storm has dismantled a major drug distribution network, primarily trafficking in heroin, operating across South East Queensland.
The CMC today announced that it will prepare a public report on the University of Queensland investigation and two parallel reviews, to be tabled in Parliament.
CMC provides parliamentary committee with two interim reports on medical misconduct allegations — 21.05.2012
On 21 May, the CMC provided the Parliamentary Crime and Misconduct Committee with two interim reports regarding a series of medical misconduct allegations.
On 15 May, the CMC referred criminal allegations against a Gold Coast doctor to the Queensland Police Service, following a recommendation by retired judge Richard Chesterman as part of his ongoing assessment of a series of medical misconduct allegations.
CMC Chairperson meets with potential whistleblower regarding medical misconduct allegations — 01.05.2012
The CMC Chairperson met with a potential whistleblower regarding medical misconduct allegations and to establish a framework for investigation.
CMC concludes no official misconduct by Newman in assessment of three BCC-related matters — 16.03.2012
The CMC finalised its assessment of three separate matters concerning the Brisbane City Council. In all matters, the CMC has established there is currently no evidence of official misconduct on the part of Campbell Newman in relation to the allegations raised while he was Lord Mayor of Brisbane.
Attorney-General Paul Lucas today announced the appointment of Ross Martin SC as CMC Chairperson. Mr Martin is currently Deputy Director of the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. His term at the CMC will commence on 5 March 2012.
Media release about the CMC's review of the University of Queensland and the forced offer for entry into its 2011 medical program.
Media release about the CMC's restraint of $12m assets in a civil confiscation case against former Queensland Health employee, Hohepa Hikairo Morehu-Barlow.