With their sensationalist public questioning of Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s private life the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has attracted renewed attention.
Some may argue that ICAC must break a few eggs in order to obtain the proverbial, corruption-busting omelet. But has ICAC gone too far? Is the rule of law being undermined in NSW?
Chris Merritt is vice-president of the Rule of Law Institute of Australia and commentator, who writes regularly for The Australian and appears on Sky News. Chris has been one of the loudest critics of ICAC’s show trials and a brilliant defender for the rule of law in Australia.