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‘Senator, I agree’: $30m Western Sydney airport land deal ‘looks like’ a cover-up, says infrastructure chief – The Guardian

Auditor general referred matter to federal police because material was ‘suggestive that the commonwealth may have been defrauded’

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The head of Australias infrastructure department has agreed that it looks as though officials attempted to cover up an inflated valuation for a controversial land sale connected to the second Sydney airport and insists that hes embarked on a clean-up exercise.
Simon Atkinson, the secretary of the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications, faced hours of questions on Monday before Senate estimates about a decision by officials to spend $30m on a parcel of l…

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