Thought Bishop was bad? Bleijie hires 2 choppers for $15k

Story Published: 21 Jul 2015

KAWANA MP Jarrod Bleijie is in the firing line over a $14,980 taxpayer bill he racked up hiring two helicopters to fly...

Bronwyn Bishop, Budget, Helicopter, Jarrod Bleijie, Spending

Warren Truss chartered flight three days before Bishop saga

Story Published: 4 Aug 2015

WIDE Bay MP and Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has once again come under fire for spending thousands of taxpayer...

Editors Picks, Entitlements, Politicians, Spending, Warren Truss

'Election campaign funds 'cartel' benefits major parties'

Story Published: 20 Oct 2015

A POLITICAL finance expert says it is high time the federal parliamentary entitlements system was fixed up.

Australian Politics, Election Campaign, Federal Politics, Mps Spending, Spending

LETTER: Why are there different rules for politicians?

Story Published: 21 Jul 2015

WE have a treasurer who constantly reminds us to tighten our belts and live within our means. But are there different...

Letter, Lnp, Opinion, Politics, Spending, Travel

Truss me, I’m a politician: MP spends $21k on flight

Story Published: 25 Jul 2015

TAXPAYERS footed a $21,000 travel bill so the Member for Wide Bay could fly from Canberra to Brisbane to tell retirees to...

Editors Picks, Politics, Spending, Travel, Warren Truss

Spending in the economy slowed in January

Story Published: 22 Feb 2016

ECONOMY-wide spending slowed in January after solid growth in 2015 according to the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales...

Cba Bsi, Economic Report, Economy, Spending

Howard outspends Rudd and Gillard

Story Published: 2 Jul 2015

FORMER prime minister John Howard spent the most of all former national leaders on office expenses in the final six months...

Budget, John Howard, Julia Gillard, Kevin Rudd, Politics, Spending

$143k of travel in less than five months in Premier's office

Story Published: 31 Aug 2015

THE Premier has slugged taxpayers more than $143,000 for domestic and international travel for herself and her staff in...

Annastacia Palaczszuk, Editors Picks, Spending, Travel

Spending rises - slowly

Story Published: 20 Sep 2013

SPENDING across the nation’s economy continued to rise in August, but at the slowest rate in nearly a year, new data...

Commonwealth Bank, Commsec, Economy, Spending

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