ANOTHER scandal has engulfed the state government with a senior public servant referred to the corruption watchdog over a $12 million land deal involving a developer with links to senior ministers, including the Transport Minister, John Robertson. At least according to a report in the SMH.


It is stated that an immediate investigation into the chief executive of the Land and Property Management Authority, Warwick Watkins, has been ordered by the Premier's Department over his role in the last-minute purchase by the government of the historic Currawong site at Pittwater from the developer Eco-Villages Pty Ltd.