Recommendations from Abuse of power at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development tabled on 5 July 2019.

  • The Commission recommends that an appropriate authority or independent agency gives consideration to prosecuting Ms Heffernan for her conduct in preparing false letters of engagement of Dr Carr and Mr Evans and for her conduct misleading internal auditors.
  • A copy of this report will be made available to the State Solicitor for consideration whether there are avenues for recovery of public monies.