Former ALP National Secretary Tim Gartrell left the ALP in a $10 million financial blackhole. He has now left polling company Auspoll in a hole. And as if Australia’s indigenous hadn’t suffered enough, they now have Tim Gartrell helping their cause. Hopefully he won’t help them like he helped his last two employers.
Queensland Liberal MP Michael Johnson faces deselection over multiple claims of wrongdoing, not just the fundraising irregularities we’ve previously reported. Party insiders are pointing to an outrageous rort he pulled involving his car allowance and say it doesn’t end there.
When Greens party leader Nick McKim promised Tasmanians a new approach to politics, they probably didn’t think he meant he’d make getting his de facto partner a senior government post his highest priority in negotiations with his prospective coalition partner Labor.