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April 17, 2021

More ICAC needed, not less

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I’d like to support ICAC. Megan Latham is quite right, if tasteless, about the importance of  putting the blowtorch to corrupt officialdom.

Also, the ICAC approach does not enter into a criminal trial or affect the rights of the accused in an open court.

We need more of ICAC. But without graphic descriptions of sadistic activities.

Matt Hartley, Byron Bay


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