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Peter Dutton charged taxpayers $465 for flight on day he was special guest at private event – The Guardian

Minister flew from Sydney to Maroochydore on same day he was to appear with Queensland Liberal leader at ‘long lunch’

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The home affairs minister, Peter Dutton, charged taxpayers $465 for a flight to Maroochydore on the same day he was the special guest at a private event in Noosa River.
According to his expense report, Dutton flew from Sydney to Maroochydore on 19 July, 2019, on the same day he was to appear alongside the then Queensland opposition leader, Deb Frecklington, at a long lunch on Makepeace Island, part-owned by Richard Branson.
Rules state that parliamentarians are required to use expenses in good faith,…

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