‘A Liberal party ad?’ taxpayers foot the bill for pre-election campaign

Taxpayer Theft

A taxpayer-funded advertisement singing the virtues of the Australian economy is again drawing attention to the use of government advertising before Australian elections. The Opposition has decried the latest round of ads extolling the government’s economic plan, saying they are indistinguishable from a Liberal Party campaign. “Does that look like a Liberal Party ad to you?” Senator Katy Gallagher asked this week in an upper house inquiry. “When I opened the paper, I thought that was a Liberal Party ad; it’s the same colour. “It looks very similar to the ones [they are] going to be running.”

Source: ‘A Liberal party ad?’ taxpayers foot the bill for pre-election campaign

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