Pisasale reviewing Australian Water Holdings donations

Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale
Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale Sarah Harvey

IPSWICH City Council says it is the victim of false claims made by former water executive Nick Di Girolamo to an anti-corruption inquiry in New South Wales.

The southern Queensland council is now reviewing board statements made by Mr Di Girolamo, a former Australian Water Holdings (AWH) executive, about his dealings in Ipswich, including with Mayor Paul Pisasale.

It says some of them, including claims the company signed a memorandum of understanding with the council, are false.

AWH had been trying to get work in the major Ripley Valley housing development, south-east of Ipswich.

The company did a $250,000 study for Ripley Valley developer Sekisui House, but the company says the water plan they put forward was not adopted.

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