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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 ...

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.

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

Crikey January 10, 2017 13 Comments

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

Josh Taylor December 14, 2015 5 Comments

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

Helen Razer August 6, 2015 19 Comments

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

Bernard Keane July 31, 2015 17 Comments

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