Mar 17, 2010

Brumby’s poor disclosure over donations and jobs for relatives

While there are literally hundreds of examples of politicians either employing their relatives or having party colleagues take them on, very few have reached the scale of Victorian Premier John Brumby’s family.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

When the Herald Sun splashed last Friday with the story of four John Brumby relatives being on the public payroll in Victoria, it was one of those classic editorial judgement dilemmas.

Is it a scandal or a tabloid beat up?

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