Statement from Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd regarding allegations of fraudulent activity attributable to CEO Stan Liacos – 22 February 2018
Queen Victoria Market is committed to the highest levels of ethical behaviour and to operating to the standards expected by the community.
This week the Queen Victoria Market (QVM) received an anonymous email containing allegations of improper activity by employees, developers, suppliers and government going back more than 20 years. The QVM Board has reviewed the matter and resolved to refer the email to police today while it prepares a brief to assist police in assessing the credibility of the claims.
QVM takes any allegation of impropriety extremely seriously and will fully cooperate with police as they assess this matter. QVM encourages the people who have distributed this email containing allegations of improper practices to provide any evidence they have to Victoria Police or the appropriate authority.
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About Queen Victoria Market
Queen Victoria Market has been the heart and soul of Melbourne for more than a century. A historic landmark spread over two city blocks, it’s a vibrant and bustling inner-city Market where you can shop for everything from Australian fruit and vegetables, and local and imported gourmet foods, to cosmetics, clothing and souvenirs. The Market is located on the northern fringe of Melbourne’s Central Business District.
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The Market is owned by City of Melbourne and operated by Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd. For more information please refer to our Corporate page.
The City of Melbourne has committed to a comprehensive community engagement program in 2013-14 which will inform future renewal works at the market. As owners of the Queen Victoria Market, the City of Melbourne has oversight and responsibility for any renewal works. Day to day operation of the market will continue to be managed by Queen Victoria Market Pty Ltd. For more information refer to the City of Melbourne website.
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