Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Parliamentary Misbehaviours

CLIVE Palmer is being told to apologise to the Senate clerk after comparing her actions to “Stalinist Russia” and calling on her to quit if she can’t do her job. The Palmer United Party leader denied he yelled at Rosemary Laing during last Thursday’s chaotic carbon tax repeal day in the Senate Integrity and impartiality

A lobbying firm part-owned by Liberal powerbroker Michael Photios made donations worth almost $100,000 to the Liberal and National parties before last year's federal election.
But Premier State Consulting failed to declare the donations until last month – seven months after the official Australian Electoral Commission reporting date of November 17, 2013 and nine months after Tony Abbott's new Liberal-Nationals government took power, which Premier State is registered to lobby on behalf of private clients. Photios Firms