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.
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At the same time Stuart Robert was claiming extraordinarily high internet bills from taxpayers for his Gold Coast home, he was also saying: “There is a small segment of the community who still think it is okay to cheat the system.”
One of the Morrison government’s first acts was to kill off Malcolm Turnbull’s plan for greater transparency about how lobbyists interact with the federal government.
Julie Bishop was given a pair of Jimmy Choo heels thought to be worth as much as $25,000 but breached parliamentary rules requiring her to pay the difference for gifts exceeding $300.
Peter Dutton overturned the deportation of three young au pairs but refused to meet an Army veteran trying to obtain a visa for his Afghan interpreter, whose life was in danger for helping coalition forces.
Stuart Robert listed his parents as directors of an IT company awarded millions in government contracts including from his department. His father Alan said he was unaware he was a director of the private investment company.
Frances Abbott received a scholarship for a $60,000 degree from the Whitehouse Institute of Design. Its chairman, who recommended Frances for the scholarship, has donated more than $20,000 to the Liberal party.
A tobacco executive made $400,000 worth of donations to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules.
The office of former regional development minister the LNP’s John McVeigh asked the Infrastructure Department to reconsider an ineligible Queensland abattoir for a regional jobs grant.
Exhibitors at a purported non-political “Senior’s Expo’’ run by Assistant Treasurer Stuart Robert were instructed to pay almost $300,000 in fees into the campaign account of the Liberal-National Party.
Stuart Robert’s Fadden Forum – a fundraising arm of the Queensland LNP – secretly bankrolled two candidates to the tune of $60,000 to run in a local council election.
2016 - ongoing “Once the legal chicanery is stripped away, [Parakeelia is] as brutally simple as laundering drug money through a casino. Our taxes are funding the Liberal Party, in large sums and without our informed consent.” Michael Bradley, the managing...
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.
The MP claimed $675,000 in expenses for the nine months in the role and was allocated two staff members to conduct his work at a cost of an estimated $200,000.
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.
The Prime Minister claimed he had “been taking action” on a UN report about the extinction of a million species by passing legislation on conservation. But no such legislation even seemed to exist.
The Turnbull government promised to create a public register revealing the identities of the beneficial owners of shell companies to crack down on multinational tax avoidance leading up to the election. It then reneged by claiming there was never a commitment in the first place.