Top Ipswich business leader to face court in January

Former Ipswich Council CEO Jim Lindsay, right, with former mayor Paul Pisasale
Former Ipswich Council CEO Jim Lindsay, right, with former mayor Paul Pisasale David Nielsen

ONE of Ipswich's top business leaders will front a court in January over bribery claims.

Ipswich City Council CEO James (Jim) Michael Lindsay is on leave as he faces corruption charges.

The 53-year-old's case was mentioned briefly in Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday morning.

Mr Lindsay did not appear in court as his case was listed for another mention on January 8, 2017.

The charge relates to an alleged bribe over a proposed development that was before the council.

Mr Lindsay was charged following a Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission investigation. 


Topics:  crime and corruption commission ipswich politics

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