Tag Archives: Peter Slipper

BROTHEL KEY TO HIDDEN TRAFFICKING – Friday May 10 2013

– Police say that illegal brothels are the key to uncovering the hidden problem of human trafficking in Victoria. Victoria Police started its Sex Industry Coordination Unit last year to identify illegal activity in the sex industry, with most victims … Continue reading

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POLICE SUSPEND BROUGH PROBE – Friday March 1 2013

– The Australian Federal Police has suspended its initial review of political conspiracy allegations against former Howard government minister Mal Brough. Queensland Labor MP Graham Perrett wrote to the AFP late last year, following the dismissal of a sexual harassment … Continue reading

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THOMSON WORRY – Thursday January 31 2013

  – Labor’s election campaign could suffer an early setback in NSW with speculation Victorian Police will lay charges against suspended ALP MP Craig Thomson. Senior legal sources believe the Victoria Fraud Squad – which has spent more than a … Continue reading

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WINE TIME ON CABCHARGE – Wednesday January 9 2013

– Former Speaker Peter Slipper sought to conceal $1200 in luxury hire car trips to Canberra wineries by dishonesty adjusting Cabcharge vouchers, the Australian Federal Police has alleged. Documents filed in the ACT Magistrates Court show the AFP will allege … Continue reading

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SLIPPER ORDERED TO FACE COURT – Tuesday January 8 2013

– Former parliamentary Speaker Peter Slipper has been summonsed to face court next month for alleged breaches of federal criminal laws, further destabilising Julia Gillard’s minority government in an election year. The Australian Federal Police have not confirmed what the … Continue reading

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SLIPPER ON TRAVEL CHARGES – Tuesday January 8 2013

– Former Speaker Peter Slipper is facing charges he misused taxpayer-funded Cabcharge vouchers after a lengthy investigation by the Australian Federal Police. Only weeks after sexual harassment allegations against him were thrown out by the Federal Court, the one-time Liberal … Continue reading

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SLIPPER CONSPIRACY ALLEGATION A TRY-ON: ABBOTT – Sunday December 23 2012

– Opposition leader Tony Abbott has dismissed as a try-on a Labor backbencher’s letter asking federal police to investigate Liberal figures for their alleged involvement in a conspiracy to topple the Gillard Government. Queensland Labor MP Graham Perrett wrote to … Continue reading

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BROUGH ACCUSED – Sunday December 23 2012

– Labor has demanded a police investigation into allegations that Mal Brough encouraged the staff of former federal parliamentary Speaker Peter Slipper to leak sensitive diaries in a political conspiracy to bring down the Government. The Gillard Government has permitted … Continue reading

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LIB SPEAKER FACES GRILLING – Monday May 7 2012

– Victorian Parliament Speaker Ken Smith is set to face a grilling over his taxpayer-funded international travels today, just days before he packs his bags for another overseas jaunt. Mr Smith will fly to Japan this month, after trips he … Continue reading

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SLIPPER PLEADED TO KEEP VOUCHERS – Saturday May 5 2012

– Embattled Speaker Peter Slipper pleaded to retain continuing use of paper Cabcharge dockets despite high-level government concerns they could be “easily misused”. Mr Slipper challenged a Department of Finance ruling in April 2006 to scrap the paper vouchers in … Continue reading

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