Hello World

Basically, the Finance Minister forgot someone else paid for his family’s holiday. The holiday cost almost $3,000 and was paid for by Helloworld Travel. This happened just weeks after the company won a large government travel contract (from Cormann’s department) … Continue Reading →

The Watergate saga

Sep 2017 – The short story is that the Government bought $80m of water credits and we got no water. The long story is far more complicated and involves a government minister, Angus Taylor, a company (Eastern Australia Irrigation) he … 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 →

The Au Pair Affair

Peter Dutton, while Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, granted tourist visas to four foreign au pairs who were denied entry at the border and detained, awaiting deportation. Apparently, this was against the advice of Border Force officials. One au … Continue Reading →

The Turnbull Knifing

Turnbull knifed, Dutton knifed, Morrison grabs the job. After the September 2015 knifing of Abbott, Turnbull was always on borrowed time. That time was up in August 2018. With an election due LNP MPs were nervous about the government’s poor … 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 →

$30m payment to Foxtel

In the 2017 budget there was a small entry there giving a gift/donation/payment/grant of $30m to Foxtel (yep…Rupert’s private TV company). The reason given was that it is to be used to promote women’s sport. Both the government and Foxtel … 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 →