In 2018, the Commission investigated allegations that the Hon Michael Ferguson, MP – then Minister for Health – and the then Premier, the Hon Will Hodgman MP, interfered in the dismissal of a Cricket Australia employee.
The investigation was not into whether or not the termination of the employee was justified. The investigation considered allegations that the Premier and the Minister exerted undue influence on either Cricket Tasmania, Cricket Australia or both organisations, leading to the dismissal of a Cricket Australia employee...
Sector: Parliament of Tasmania, Tasmanian State Service
Respondent level: Designated Public Officer – Elected Representatives, Principal
Misconduct risk(s): Misuse of power and authority
Outcome: Dismissed - report released in the public interest