Today, more federal politicians respond to our vehicular questioning:

1) What kind of government-supplied car(s) do you drive? and 2) What kind of private car(s) do you drive?

The Greens

Greens spokeswoman Ebony Bennett writes: The four Greens Senators each drive a hybrid Toyota Prius — and none maintains a private vehicle. And Crikey readers may also be interested to know that Bob Brown also sought permission to use a hybrid car many years ago, but was denied because the then-minister for the Environment, David Kemp, wanted to be the first to drive one, forcing Bob to drive a gas-powered car for many years instead.


Tanya Plibersek, member for Sydney, says: On order: Toyota Aurion Prodigy — most efficient 6-cylinder car on market. But often I walk to work — my whole family drives about 8000 km per annum between us.

Justine Elliot, member for Richmond

1) Ford Territory 2) Magna


Peter Andren, Independent member for Calare

1. About to change from Magna to LPG Ford
2. None

You can find last Friday’s responses on the website here.

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