Topic archives: entitlements

Our leave entitlements have dropped to lowest point in years

October 12, 2017 13

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

April 24, 2017 7

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

January 30, 2017 3

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

January 17, 2017 5

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?

January 16, 2017 2

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

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

January 11, 2017 8

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

March 23, 2016 1

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

February 1, 2016 6

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

August 13, 2015 9

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

August 11, 2015 2

Crikey readers discuss lollies and other issues of the day.