NSW Liberal MP John Sidoti has resigned as a minister, after the state’s Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) announced it would hold a public inquiry into his property dealings.
ICAC will probe allegations Mr Sidoti improperly used his influence to advance developments around Five Dock, in Sydney’s inner-west, between 2011 and 2018.
Mr Sidoti — the Member for Drummoyne — stood aside as NSW sports minister in September 2019, after ICAC began investigating his property investments.
But after today’s development, Premier Gladys Berejiklian revealed Mr Sidoti had officially resigned from the ministry.
He was referred to ICAC by Greens MP David Shoebridge, just hours after Ms Berejiklian announced a separate review into Mr…