Queensland’s Deputy Premier Jackie Trad stands down over corruption probe
The Crime and Corruption Commission is investigating the recruitment and selection process for the principal of the Inner City South Secondary College in her South Brisbane seat.
Ms Trad was told on Friday that the matter had progressed from an assessment to an investigation, and says she will stand down from ministerial duties.
.@JackieTrad has stood aside as Deputy Premier, plunging the Palaszczuk Government into a fresh integrity crisis. The corruption watchdog is investigating allegations she interfered in the selection of a school principal. https://t.co/DdhJFEZVC4 @patricklion #qldpol #7NEWS pic.twitter.com/6nUrmgO3bT
— 7NEWS Brisbane (@7NewsBrisbane) May 9, 2020