Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has confirmed that Mark McGowan’s appointment of Police Commissioner Chris Dawson to the Governor of WA role, would be outside the terms of reference of any federal ICAC.
Dawson, who will take up the appointment this month, was appointed by McGowan at the height of the COVID pandemic in a move dubbed ‘one of the most corrupt in WA history.’
‘No, Mark’s conduct will not be investigated by ICAC. That would be entirely inappropriate,’ Albanese said at a press conference.
‘We’ll only be going after our political enemies’ corruption, that is entirely clear.’
It is understood Anastacia Palaszczuk has already been granted immunity as she prepares for her inevitable post-politics Olympic Committee appointment.