Gifts bestowed by the ruling elite – » The Australian Independent Media Network

From the second the Coalition formed government, they have been using their position to shower largesse on themselves, their friends and donors.

The tone was set when George Brandis gifted a patently unqualified Tim Wilson a job at the Australian Human Rights Commission, a position Wilson gleefully accepted despite having called for the body to be abolished. The job wasn’t advertised because there was no vacancy. The disability sector lost an outstanding advocate in Graeme Innes to make way for freedom boy so he could increase his profile while he waited for Andrew Robb to retire from the plum Liberal seat of Goldstein.

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