With Linc Energy now headed for the corporate grave and big questions over who is going pay for the environmental mess it created on the Darling Downs in Queensland, perhaps it’s time to look at the vast amounts of money the company blew on political donations. As recently as January 2014, Linc gave a monster $100,000 to the Liberal Party; it gave another $100,000 to the LNP in 2012 (plus another $20,000 to the federal Liberals that year) and $55,000 to the Liberals during the 2010 election campaign, along with around $23,000 to federal and Queensland Labor and another $25,000 to the LNP. If there’s a need for some cash to help clean up Linc’s damage, maybe political parties, and especially the federal Liberals and the LNP, can help out?

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