In the Canberra Times Noel Towell has the terrifying news about what our alternative party of Government is willing to get up to before being handed any real power:
The Canberra Liberals claimed $10,000 of emergency relief money meant to help Canberra’s poor and needy and spent it on gift vouchers for their political supporters, official documents show.
Papers obtained by The Canberra Times reveal the party then failed to properly disclose the payment it received in November 2009 to electoral authorities.
The cash was part of an urgent assistance fund rushed through by the ACT Government after the onset of the global financial crisis and was intended to help carers and volunteers to continue their work during the financial crisis.
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