The government has quietly removed the ban on MPs and senators using office budgets to pay for TV and radio ads. Let's be clear: this is not the norm.
Helloworld CEO and Liberal Party treasurer Andrew Burnes was relatively unknown a few days ago. Now, not so much...
The Victorian government is moving to reform transparency surrounding MP allowances in an effort to stave off any more embarrassing scandals. But is it just a de-fanged rehash of federal rules?
Rule No. 1: if you're a pollie embroiled in an travel expenses scandal, it's best to say something meaningful, ASAP.
Australia Post's bad week ... Andrew Laming shifts teacher fight to unions ... Old Macdonald wants his Gold Pass ...
It sounds like a big deal, but not many MPs were claiming the Life Gold Pass anymore.
The thing is though, charter flights aren't always an unnecessary luxury.