Topic archives: parliamentary travel entitlements

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

January 30, 2017 3

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

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.

Bronwyn Bishop: let’s spit on socialism’s grave together, Sussan

January 10, 2017 13

Hard-done-by government outcast Bronwyn Bishop offers some words of wisdom to a fellow pariah, as told to satirist Ben Pobjie.

Jacqui Lambie charged Queensland election trip to taxpayers

December 14, 2015 5

The Tasmanian senator visited Townsville just ahead of the Queensland election and charged her trip to the taxpayer.

Quit your faux parsimonious whingeing, and let pollies fly the way they need to

Quit your faux parsimonious whingeing, and let pollies fly the way they need to

August 6, 2015 19

The Prime Minister doesn't need Air Force One, but he does need a plane big enough to accommodate his staff. Australia's obsession with political spend is tiresome.

Abbott finally breaks cover — just a little

Abbott finally breaks cover — just a little

July 31, 2015 17

After several days of relative silence, Tony Abbott emerged today to deal with two issues that were dominating debate.