Daily Archives: October 3, 2017


NSW Government investigation finds Griffith City Council breached law on certifying multiple buildings

“I knew what I did was illegal…”

Council planning manager Carel Potgieter told the board “I knew what I did was illegal however I thought I was doing it within my delegation…”.

Council defended their actions in a submission to the BPB, highlighting problems they face in terms of staff shortages. Council said, “the motive for non-accredited officers to sign certificates was in the interest of customer service”.

 

http://www.areanews.com.au/story/4950538/investigation-council-breached-the-law-on-building-certifications/