Nationals MP in his role as drought envoy billed taxpayers for Melbourne-Horsham return flight
Taxpayers spent $2,600 for Barnaby Joyce to charter a flight between Melbourne and Horsham to spend three hours at a regional show alongside Nationals candidate Anne Webster in the lead-up to the election, according to figures obtained from the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority.The flight, for a 299km trip each way, was claimed as part of Joyce’s work as special envoy for the drought when he went to regional Victoria for a day trip to open the Wimmera Machinery Field Day. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/26/barnaby-joyce-took-2600-charter-flight-to-stand-alongside-nationals-candidate-at-regional-show
Author : Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent
Publish date : 2019-09-25 18:00:38
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