The Lord mayor of Newcastle has resigned

The Lord mayor of Newcastle has resigned

The Lord mayor of Newcastle on the NSW Central Coast has resigned, following revelations at the corruption watchdog last week.

Jeff McCloy sent an official letter of resignation to Newcastle council general manager Ken Gouldthorp yesterday.

It comes after it was revealed at the Independent Commission Against Corruption last week that McCloy funded the political campaigns of Newcastle MP Tim Owen and Charlestown MP Andrew Cornwell.

McCloy, who is a developer, gave each candidate $10,000 ahead of the last election.


About author

You might also like

National 0 Comments

AEC confirms Greens and Sports Party as WA Senate winners

The AEC says it is prepared to the hold another election in WA, if the Senate results are challenged.


Government committed to Direct Action- Hunt

Greg Hunt says the government will consider amendments by the PUP to address climate change.

National 0 Comments

Sixth WA Senate seat too close to call

The sixth Senator in Western Australia remains unknown, following the election re-run in the state over the weekend.

National 0 Comments

Australian reportedly detained in North Korea

An Australian missionary has reportedly been detained by authorities in North Korea.