Former Qld mayoral candidate to face court

Penny Toland allegedly gave false information to a Crime and Corruption Commission hearing.
Penny Toland allegedly gave false information to a Crime and Corruption Commission hearing.

Former Gold Coast mayoral candidate Penny Toland will be required to face a commitall hearing next month on a charge of perjury.

Toland was charged by the Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission after allegedly giving false information to a 2017 hearing into the Gold Coast local government elections.

The hearing, which is expected to last three days, is set to begin on September 17 at Southport Magistrates Court.

Australian Associated Press