March 25, 1959 – Maguire is born in Hay, NSW

July 7, 1992 – Maguire runs a successful Harvey Norman furniture franchise in the Riverina capital and buys a four bedroom mid-century home in Turvey Park, Wagga Wagga, for $130,000

March 27, 1999 – Maguire is elected to NSW state parliament to represent Wagga as a Liberal MP

March 22, 2003 – Maguire is re-elected and appointed Opposition Whip 

July 31, 2003 – Maguire buys 15 hectare, four bedroom family home in North Wagga for $100,000

February 5, 2005 – Maguire sells Turvey Park home for $320,000 

March 24, 2007 – Maguire re-elected

March 4, 2010 – Maguire buys a one-bedroom unit on the Pacific Highway in Lane Cove, Sydney, for $240,000

March 26, 2011 – Maguire is re-elected and appointed Government Whip 

October 2, 2012 – G8way International is incorporated with Wagga RSL director Phillip Elliot as sole director and shareholder. He later tells ICAC Maguire was the true director ‘who pulled all the strings’. The company was allegedly used as a cover for Maguire’s corrupt activities

2013 – Maguire splits with wife Maureen, with whom he has two children, Kara and James

May 2013 – ICAC hears G8way International’s Mr Elliot says their immigration services liaison Maggie Wang told him visa applicants ‘wouldn’t actually be turning up to full time work,’ and the scheme was based on ‘telling lies to immigration’

2013/14 – Maguire says his relationship begins with then-Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian

February 11, 2014 – The two text messages each other, as Maguire calls Ms Berejiklian ‘Hawkiss’ and brags about the money he’s making on a deal to sell a motel and Ms Berejiklian questions him about how much commission he gets

February 24, 2014 – Maguire is appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier for Rural and Regional Affairs 

April 24, 2014 – Maguire is appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Veterans and the Centenary of ANZAC 

November 2014 – Maguire and Ms Berejiklian are pictured meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping 

2015 – Maguire allegedly tries to act as a go-between for Chinese businessmen wanting to set up a casino in the South Pacific 

March 28, 2015 – Maguire is re-elected 

April 2015  – Ms Berejiklian says Maguire relationship begins around the same time she is appointed Treasurer

Gladys Berejiklian said her relationship with Daryl Maguire (pictured together) began in 2015 but he claimed it was earlier in 2013 or 2014

Gladys Berejiklian said her relationship with Daryl Maguire (pictured together) began in 2015 but he claimed it was earlier in 2013 or 2014

August 26, 2015 – Maguire is appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Corrections, Emergency Services, Veterans and the Centenary of ANZAC 

January 26, 2016 – Maguire writes to Ms Berejiklian seeking $4.5million in grant funding for the Australian Clay Target Association in Wagga. 

August 2, 2016 – Maguire defends Premier Mike Baird’s greyhound racing ban despite an outcry from the bush. His next-door neighbour and dog trainer says Maguire’s stance was because of a row over the noise of his greyhounds while Maguire was trying to sell the property

October 4, 2016 – Maguire buys weatherboard shack in Ivanhoe, NSW, for $8,000  

November 17, 2016 –  Maguire has a meeting with Ms Berejiklian to hasten the upgrade of the Cobb Highway which runs through Ivanhoe. The budget for the resealing project increases dramatically in the following years

February 1, 2017 – Maguire is appointed Parliamentary Secretary for the Centenary of ANZAC, Counter Terrorism, Corrections and Veterans 

March 2017 – Maguire emails Ms Berejiklian about the ICAC investigation delaying the clay target club project: ‘Typical of our bull***t government’

June 28, 2017 – Ownership details are adjusted on Maguire’s Lane Cove and North Wagga properties

August 2017 – An increased $5.5million grant application is approved for a new clubhouse, facilities and function centre at the Australian Clay Target Association in Wagga. G8way International were later linked to the supply of furniture for the 1000-seater convention centre 

September 8, 2017 – Maguire buys neighbouring property in Ivanhoe for $750. It had previously sold for $2,400 in 1992. 

October 2017 –  Maguire is taped telling Ms Berejiklian: ‘Wagga is the centre of the universe… That’s why we need a stadium. That’s why we need a conservatorium. That’s why we need the things that Sydney’s got.’

November 25, 2017 – Maguire is appointed an honorary advisor to the China Council for the Promotion of Peaceful Reunification of China, which aims to ‘to encourage economic exchanges between Australia and China’

December 2017 – Maguire steps down as joint director of family firm Maguire Trading 

December 18, 2017 – Maguire tells broker friend William Luong he can get details of the map of the proposed M9 route for possible commercial benefit. ICAC hears Maguire had also tried to find out confidential details of land in Cawdor in the Wollondilly Shire for Mr Luong in return for a commission.

2017/18 – Maguire reaches a divorce settlement with estranged wife Maureen that is said to cost him $1.5million to buy out her share of their North Wagga property, now estimated to be worth $2.6million, their Sydney unit and horse agistment business

February 16, 2018 –  Maguire publicly announces $10million funding for Riverina Conservatorium of Music with more to come

May 2018 –  Ms Berejiklian tells Maguire $10 million in funding for the Riverina Conservatorium of Music has been ‘ticked off…so that’s a done deal now’ A further $20million in funding for a recital hall was axed in October 2021.

May 2018 – Maguire is alleged to have wrongly tried to use his role as chair of the NSW Parliament Asia Pacific Friendship Group to push Chinese businesses trying to sell oil products in Australia

July 13, 2018 – Maguire is exposed at ICAC’s Operation Dasha for taking commissions from property developers. Through an association with former Canterbury councillor Michael Hawatt, Maguire had allegedly taken pay offs from a ‘mega big’ Chinese client wanting to buy into approved projects 

He resigns as parliamentary secretary and from the Liberal Party but remains an independent MP and vows to stay on until the March 2019 elections.

July 19, 2018 – Maguire demands privacy after the death of his son-in-law  

August 3, 2018 – Maguire bows to pressure and finally resigns from Parliament

September 8, 2018 – The taint of corruption ends 61 years of Liberal MPs for Wagga with independent MP Joe McGirr winning the by-election caused by Maguire’s resignation. 

At the time, Ms Berejiklian said the result sent a strong message. 

‘There’s an underlying distrust of how Government works. I need to restore that and demonstrate to the community that we’re here for them,’ she said.

March 23, 2019 – Ms Berejiklian is re-elected Premier while still in a secret relationship with Maguire 

February 4, 2019 – Maguire’s Lane Cove property is sold for $430,000

September 13, 2020 – Ms Berejiklian cuts off all contact with Maguire but the relationship remains secret

September 21, 2020 – ICAC hears Maguire allegedly used G8way International as cover for commercial interests in China, Australia, and the South Pacific, involving Chinese associates, and also sold government access

Two Wagga businessmen told ICAC they received $30,000 to falsely employ three Chinese nationals  as part of the visa scam allegedly run through G8way International

October 12, 2020 – Ms Berejiklian reveals publicly for the first time she was in a ‘close personal relationship’ for five years with ‘my numero uno’ Maguire

October 14, 2020 –  Maguire admits to ICAC that he used his position as an MP to make money for himself and his associates.

He also admits none of the applicants in G8way International’s cash-for-visa scheme ever worked on a consistent basis for the employers sponsoring them 

October 16, 2021 – Maguire restarts advertising his horse agistment business – feeding and boarding other people’s horses on his 15 hectare property – on Facebook as a source of income after a four year hiatus. 


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