Dubious Travel Claims

Dubious Travel Claims

Public pays for Andrew Laming’s father-in-law’s flights; $13,500 family trip to NT

‘Mid-life crisis’ conference just ticket for the blues

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds charged taxpayers $5,500 to weekend ‘mid-life crisis’ conference put on by her husband's employer – and...

Sloppy Joe Hockey and his Cabcharges

Joe Hockey flew out of Sydney on April 17, 2011, landed in Dubai on April 18, but was also recorded...

Tony Abbott’s ironman, ocean swims and fun run: all on taxpayers’ dime

Tony Abbott billed taxpayers more than $1200 in travel and accommodation costs to compete in the 2011 Port Macquarie Ironman.

Abbott flies RAAF jet to donor’s birthday bash at golf club

Tony Abbott used an RAAF jet to attend the birthday party of a Liberal Party donor Paul Marks. His office...

Julie Bishop’s $30k flight from Perth to Canberra

Julie Bishop stayed an extra day in Perth after completing her official public commitments so an empty jet flew from...

Tennis, cricket and rugby: Warren Truss a fan of them all

The Australian Open, State of Origin, the Ashes, rugby union Test - 2014 a very busy year for Nationals MP...

Aussie Open, AFL Grand Final grab Albanese’s fancy

Labor leader's trips to the 2014 Australian Open and the AFL Grand Final cost taxpayers just over $4000.

$5300 for Barnaby Joyce’s three NRL games

Barnaby Joyce charged ​taxpayers more than $5300 for attending three NRL games but said the trips were a legitimate part...

Michael Danby: charged public for trips to Queensland with wife

In 2017, Labor MP Michael Danby repaid travel claims for family trips dating back to 2010. He used public money...

Mark Dreyfus repays claim for ski chalet

Hours after demanding an investigation into Coalition travel expenses, the Labor frontbencher Mark Dreyfus admitted to billing taxpayers for a...

Deputy PM’s $21,000 flight to give speech on belt-tightening

Taxpayers paid $21,500 for a chartered flight for the deputy PM Warren Truss to fly to Brisbane just after the...

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