All the ‘gates’

Carrick Ryan (twitter: @realCarrickRyan) has done a really great summary of all the ‘gates’. As he says “Ok here’s an attempt to collate all of this Government’s scandals in one thread“ He covers #grassgate, #watergate, #darwingate, #internetgate, #mundinegate, #foxtelgate, #vikigate, … Continue Reading →

Stuart Robert’s Internet

Stuart Robert was the Assistant treasurer in the LNP government; he knows the value of money. Except, apparently, when it comes to spending Taxpayers’ money on his home internet. His parliamentary expenses showed that he was charging us $2,000 a … Continue Reading →

Barnaby the Kiwi

Section 44 of the Constitution states that any person who – (i.) Is under any acknowledgement of allegiance, obedience, or adherence to a foreign power, or is a subject or a citizen or entitled to the rights or privileges of … Continue Reading →

Bonking Barnaby

Not sure where to start with this story, it’s amazing. Basically, it goes like this…Barnaby Joyce had an affair with his staffer, got her pregnant, left his wife and kids, was discovered to be a Kiwi, won a by-election and … Continue Reading →

Rolex Robert

Back in 2014 Tony Abbott, Stuart Robert and Ian Macfarlane were given $250,000 worth of watches out of a plastic bag by Chinese instant noodle billionaire Li Ruipeng. Mr Li was visiting Australia and was attending a dinner at Parliament … Continue Reading →

The Scholarship Lesson

Back in 2011, Frances Abbott, daughter of the future Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, was awarded a $60,000 scholarship for a bachelor’s degree at the prestigious Whitehouse Institute of Design. Not just any old scholarship but a “chairman’s scholarship” – something … Continue Reading →