Live: NSW Now: Premier cleared over document shredding, Western Harbour Tunnel gets green light
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Premier’s office cleared
The NSW Premier’s office has been cleared of any wrongdoing for shredding official documents at the centre of pork-barrelling accusations.
The State Opposition referred Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s office to the Information and Privacy Commission last year after a parliamentary inquiry heard staffers shredded official papers relating to a community grants program.
The documents outlined the approval of hundreds of millions of dollars in local government grants under the Stronger Communities Fund that were made in the lead-up to the 2019 state election.
Nearly all the grants were awarded to local councils in…