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Retiring MPs spent over $800,000 on leaflets before standing down

Retiring MPs spent over $800,000 on leaflets before standing down

Outgoing MPs dropped hundreds of thousands of dollars on goodbye mail promoting new candidates in 2016, a Crikey investigation has discovered.

Who will pay for students’ political posters?

Who will pay for students’ political posters?

The federal government is slashing politicians' printing allowances, but it might also have a profound effect on student politics, writes Paul Norton. Not such a bad thing really.

Anger over UK MP expenses can’t be exported

Anger over UK MP expenses can’t be exported

When things go wrong, as they have in the UK, public outrage is entirely appropriate. But the sort of knee jerk media hostility toward Australian politicians is ridiculous.