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Australian Notes

Australian notes

1 July 2017

9:00 AM

1 July 2017

9:00 AM

LINO takeover

Did that curious phone call really mean I was to be dragged before some Liberal inquisition to suffer the inevitable auto-da-fé? That it purported to be from an ‘anti-corruption consultant’ suggested it might be a practical joke, or , like those ‘tax office’ calls, yet another scam.

As for corruption, I’ve never been one of those MPs who say they’re retiring to ‘spend more time with their families, only to take up a suspiciously magnificently paid post with the usually foreign cronies they’d been dealing with.

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