Bridget McKenzie's rorted sports grants have been described by Labor as "industrial-scale pork barrelling". But where do they fit in Australia’s broader political history?
Is this on the softer, "bottle-of-wine" end of the corruption spectrum, or could McKenzie conceivably face serious consequences? Check out Crikey’s guide to recent rorts and decide for yourself.
Michael Wooldridge’s suspected scan-scam
Allegations: Former health minister and deputy leader of the Liberal Party Michael Wooldridge held discussions with the College of Radiologists ahead of the 1998 federal budget, after which there was a surge in orders for $3 million MRI machines just before the budget gave medicare rebates for expensive scans.