Finance Minister Mathias Cormann bills taxpayers $23,000 for weekend trips to Broome

Written on the 16 January 2017

Finance Minister Mathias Cormann bills taxpayers $23,000 for weekend trips to Broome Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, who is responsible for keeping government spending under control, billed taxpayers more than $23,000 for weekend trips to the beach resort town of Broome with his wife over five years.

The final trip to the picturesque town was undertaken two months after the Abbott government delivered its politically toxic 2014 budget, which contained significant cuts to education and social security payments as well as a new payment to see the doctor.

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Source: smh.com.au


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