The phone taps that revealed a Premier’s secret relationship
The Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) investigation into Daryl Maguire has not only exposed his secret five-year relationship with the NSW Premier.
It’s revealed a lot about the former member for Wagga Wagga’s business dealings, through phone-tapped calls with Gladys Berejiklian and some of his other associates.
Here are some of the key telephone intercepts that explain the investigation into Mr Maguire and how it has thrown into question Ms Berejiklian’s leadership.
Calls to his ‘beloved’
If it wasn’t for the tapped phone calls between the Premier and Mr Maguire, their secret relationship may never have come to light.
Ms Berejiklian told ICAC that in 2017 the pair were considering going public after Mr Maguire’s intended retirement from Parliament in 2019.
But those plans…