‘Incredulous’: Mike Baird describes finding out Berejiklian and Maguire in a relationship – video

Former NSW premier Mike Baird has told the state’s anti-corruption watchdog he was ‘incredulous’ when he found out Gladys Berejiklian had been in a secret relationship with former Wagga Wagga MP Daryl Maguire. Baird said he found out about the relationship after it was revealed publicly during an Icac hearing in 2020. Berejiklian had been in a relationship with Maguire since at least 2015. Icac is conducting two weeks of hearings into whether Berejiklian breached the public’s trust by ‘exercising public functionsin circumstances where she had a conflict of interest because of her secret relationship with Maguire. Berejiklian has denied any wrongdoing and said history will demonstrate she acted in the best interests of the people of NSW