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Tim Dunlop on Tony Abbott’s Press Gallery Cheer Squad

Tim Dunlop on Tony Abbott’s Press Gallery Cheer Squad

In posing the question yesterday about why Tony Abbott’s expenses claims attracted so little scrutiny during the last term of Parliament, I might have added that the way they are being reported now is interesting, to say the least. Headlines […]

Australia needs an inquiry into Parliamentary expenses and transparency and reform

Australia needs an inquiry into Parliamentary expenses and transparency and reform

If the calculations that Tony Abbott has claimed over $90 000 in questionable expenses while in Opposition are true (and I don’t make the claim that they are – but clearly someone has gone to the trouble of compiling expenses […]