Jun 13, 2017

Mayne: Bob Carr v Four Corners on China’s influence in Canberra

Plus eight other pollies and their various corporate interests.

Stephen Mayne — Journalist and Founder

Stephen Mayne

Journalist and Founder

Former trade minister Andrew Robb (foreground) and former foreign minster Bob Carr

Former NSW premier and federal foreign minister Bob Carr launched a blistering attack on Four Corners in The Weekend Australian, which was designed to downplay concerns about Chinese influence over Australian politicians.

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6 thoughts on “Mayne: Bob Carr v Four Corners on China’s influence in Canberra

  1. Tony Foot

    But these guys were employed because of their obvious ability to do the job.
    Not at all like some overseas countries where brown paper bags are frowned upon. But gratitude for past favours and services provided, is shown by jobs at inflated salaries and minimum work requirements by the previous recipients .
    Luckily here in OZ our leaders of Politics, Commerce and Industry are raised with much higher Moral Compasses and Ethics and would not stoop to corruption of this sort.

  2. The Curmudgeon

    Three cheers for Kelvin Thomson, much missed from the federal parliament, a man who dared to question endless population growth. Won’t see his like in the ALP again.

  3. klewso

    Chinese shadow puppetry in motion?

  4. Pollietragic

    If you are in The Club, don’t say a word. One day son, it could be your turn. Just play the game, play your cards quietly , and the reward could well be yours.

    1. Pollietragic

      Wait ON! Wasn’t Andrew Robb that cuddly warm and fuzzy guy in Annabel’s kitchen show? The guy that fessed up on national TV to fighting the Black Dog? Now in obscene haste, copping $74,000 a month from the chinese owner of Port Darwin? Oh Annabel, could you have possibly let us down?

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