Angus Taylor did not declare his financial interest in a company at a meeting with senior environment officials and the office of the then environment minister, Josh Frydenberg about endangered grasslands.
Angus Taylor insists that a doctored travel expenses document was obtained from Sydney City Council’s website, a document he used to call Mayor Clover Moore a hypocrite.
Energy Minister Angus Taylor repeatedly stated that greenhouse gas emissions had decreased by 1% when the government’s official figures show emissions continue to increase.
Parliamentary disclosure is a joke. The Register of Members’ Interests is routinely gamed and ignored by politicians. This is where MPs are supposed to declare their financial interests.
Federal Energy Minister Angus Taylor, who has a history of disclosure failures and being embroiled in scandals, yesterday updated his pecuniary interests register to reflect thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Virgin Australia and Qantas. These disclosures were...
Liberal Energy Minister Angus Taylor is a prominent critic of wind energy and has undertaken work for the fossil fuel lobby alongside working closely with coal lobbyists.
There is still no evidence that IPFA does much but Angus Taylor’s brainchild has just delivered executives another round of lucrative contracts. Jommy Tee and Ronni Salt chronicle the latest movements at the enigmatic Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency (IPFA)
When Angus Taylor was first promoted to the ministry as Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation in February 2016, he drew on his wealth of knowledge of consultancies to set up the little-known IPFA, the Infrastructure and Project Financing Agency
“Nothing to see here,” said Scomo, following misconduct allegations over Angus Taylor allegedly trying to influence Josh Frydenberg to weaken laws to escape prosecution by a company he part owns.
“Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor”. This is a direct quote from the epic interview of Barnaby Joyce by Patricia Karvelas on ABC Radio last week. As is, “Labor, Labor, Labor, Labor”. Michael West reports on the unfolding #Watergate saga.
Julie Bishop stayed an extra day in Perth after completing her official public commitments so an empty jet flew from Canberra to Perth to pick up her and her partner David Panton to return them to the nation’s capital at a cost to taxpayers of $30,000.
From Robodebt to Ruby Princess, politicians are past masters at ducking responsibility, though busy prosecuting their perceived foes. Will they stop at nothing to avoid being accountable, asks Elizabeth Minter. Taxpayers are on the hook for $3 million in court costs fighting whistleblowers, and threatened High Court action to stop a federal employee giving evidence to the Ruby Princess Inquiry. All the while, in the absence of a federal anti-corruption commission, the political scandals unfold, and pass without consequence.
April 2015As environment minster, Greg Hunt claimed that Labor’s carbon tax was more than 93 times more expensive than the Coalition's Emissions Reduction Fund at reducing emissions.Hunt claimed that the carbon tax “reduced emissions at over $1,300 per...
The Australian Open, State of Origin, the Ashes, rugby union Test – 2014 a very busy year for Nationals MP Warren Truss.
Labor leader’s trips to the 2014 Australian Open and the AFL Grand Final cost taxpayers just over $4000.