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Question and Answer Tracking Details

4623 - WESTCONNEX CONTRACTS

Leong, Jenny to the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure representing the Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight, and Vice-President of the Executive Council
  1. Will the future placement or use of public transport in or around the proposed WestConnex tollway incur or result in any penalty or payment being made to any commercial operators by the Government or its entities?
    1. If yes, what is the projected penalty or payment?
    2. If not, why not?
  2. Given that Government agencies must provide information concerning any findings of dishonest, unfair, unconscionable, corrupt or illegal conduct against any tenderer, its directors or management to the NSW Procurement Board:
    1. Did RMS or SMC report on any such conduct by Leighton Holdings or CIMIC since this reporting was made mandatory from 31 March 2014?
      1. If not, why not?
  3. What steps will the Minister take regarding the WestConnex Leighton (CIMIC) contracts if the AFP and⁄or ASIC find this company guilty of serious breaches of disclosure, bribery and other corrupt or illegal conduct?
Answer -

(1) The State's obligations to the WestConnex project vehicles are set out in the WestConnex Project Deeds.

(2) and (3) There have been no relevant findings against Leighton Holdings or CIMIC.

Question asked on 17 November 2016 (session 56-1) and printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 102
Answer received on 22 December 2016 and to be printed in Questions & Answers Paper No. 103