It was the first political setback for the Albanese government. Most senators – Coalition, Greens, the Jacqui Lambie Network – combined to overrule a disallowance motion inserted by hapless Assistant Treasurer, Stephen Jones, to keep the release of information about political donations and marketing made by superannuation funds to a minimum.
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