Labor accuses acting PM of behaving ‘like the rules don’t apply to him’The acting prime minister, Michael McCormack, defied a Senate order to produce documents relating to the government’s troubled regional grants program, despite early advice from the department suggesting information should be released.The regional jobs and investment packages program was subject to a scathing federal audit released on Melbourne Cup day which found ministers knocked back almost 30% of recommended projects and supported 17% of those not recommended. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/dec/18/mccormack-defied-senate-order-over-regional-grants-scheme-despite-initial-advice
Author : Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent
Publish date : 2019-12-17 17:00:55
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