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Federal police investigate $30m Western Sydney airport land purchase – The Guardian

AFP look into deal in which taxpayers were charged 10 times more than value price for Leppington triangle land when it was sold by Liberal party donors

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Australian federal police have launched an investigation into the Leppington Triangle purchase scandal, in which taxpayers paid more than 10 times the valued price for a plot of land not needed for 30 years.
The auditor general released a scathing report into the sale of the land near the site of the new Western Sydney airport, for which Liberal party donors received $26.7m above the lands fair value. The auditor general found unnamed departmental officials had acted unethically for failing to …

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