The 4350water Blog highlights some of the issues relating to proposals for potable reuse in Toowoomba and South East Qld. 4350water blog looks at related political issues as well.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Former Beattie Minister Gordon Nuttall found guilty ...

See - Courer Mail - Gordon Nuttall found guilty of receiving corrupt payments.

The possible new charges relate to allegations that Nuttall received more than $180,000 in cash from a businessman involved in a Queensland Health-funded, multi-million-dollar project that did not go out to tender.

The $2.1 million waste-water project was awarded just before Nuttall was sacked as health minister in 2005, after he was found to have misled a parliamentary estimates hearing, amid the Dr Jayant Patel scandal, over his knowledge of problems with overseas-trained doctors in Queensland.

Nuttall and several businessmen involved in the project have been questioned by the CMC.


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