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Our leave entitlements have dropped to lowest point in years

Alan Austin October 12, 2017 13 Comments

Australian workers are suffering from declining entitlements, despite record corporate profits and high commodity prices.

A guide for naughty ministers: how to control the media during an expenses scandal

Emily Watkins April 24, 2017 7 Comments

Rule No. 1: if you're a pollie embroiled in an travel expenses scandal, it's best to say something meaningful, ASAP.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Crikey January 30, 2017 3 Comments

Hinch cops a serve ... is that chartered flight necessary? ... Shetler's image management ...

Pauline Hanson definitely not campaigning in Qld while talking up One Nation

Josh Taylor January 17, 2017 5 Comments

Pauline Hanson has said her tour of Queensland is related to her job as a federal senator, not the upcoming Queensland state election.

Will any pollies dare attend the Aus Open on the taxpayer’s dollar?

Crikey January 16, 2017 2 Comments

Most will likely have been scared off by the recent expenses scandal.

Taxpayers foot $2 million bill for jetsetting pollies during election campaign

Josh Taylor January 11, 2017 8 Comments

Australian taxpayers paid over $2 million for politicians to fly around Australia during the eight-week 2016 federal election campaign.

Age of helicopters is over: entitlements now ‘work expenses’, with choppers chopped

Josh Taylor March 23, 2016 1 Comment

Sorry, Bronny, the latest review into parliamentary entitlements says no more helicopter flights for short distances.

Flying blind: ex-pollies’ travel entitlements up in the air

Josh Taylor February 1, 2016 6 Comments

Are ex-pollies still allowed to jet around Australia on the public teat?

CEOs trump MPs for profligacy, but at least they’re not wasting our money

CEOs trump MPs for profligacy, but at least they’re not wasting our money

Crikey August 13, 2015 9 Comments

The Australian PM would only come in about 100 in a list of Australian CEOs if his perks were included with his salary. But CEOs are not funded by the taxpayer. Economist and freelance journalist Jason Murphy reports.

Stop the rorts

Crikey August 11, 2015 2 Comments

Crikey readers discuss lollies and other issues of the day.