Breaking News – 44 Aboriginal organisations investigated for fraud and corruption, shocking misuse of taxpayer’s money, and abuse of power

What-TheAllegations of fraud, shocking waste and corruption have rocked Indigenous-run organisations around the country.
There are 44 Indigenous organisations and programs currently being investigated by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet’s IAG Risk, Compliance and Integrity branch.

Four Corners has learned that, in some cases, executives and other trusted figures abused their positions and have been accused of misusing taxpayer funds.

The organisations under investigation receive hundreds of millions of dollars in grants from the federal and state governments.
The department has also examined alleged nepotism and conflicts of interest, as well broader failures of governance and accountability…

Read the full Four Corners – ABC News article Indigenous organisations investigated amid allegations of fraud and corruption by senior figures.

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