Stuart “the Grub” Robert spent $17,000, 5 times more than any other MP on personalised stationery. #auspol As well as overcharging on INTERNET

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Liberal politician Stuart Robert spent almost $17,000 of taxpayers’ money on “personalised letterhead stationery” during the final weeks of the financial year, more than five times the typical spend for an MP.Key points: MPs spent $15 million on printing and communications in the first half of 2018 More than $20,000 was spent on books, much of it in June, and another $793,000 on flags One senator spent more than $20,000 on web servicesExpense records show the Member for Fadden bought 210,000 items on June 12 — 10 weeks before he was named Assistant Treasurer.His $16,880 bill was more than any other MP during the first half of 2018.Mr Robert’s purchases were revealed in information released by the parliamentary expenses watchdog, which was set up by former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in response to Bronwyn Bishop’s ‘Choppergate’ scandal in 2014.

Source: Stuart Robert spent more than any other MP on personalised stationery – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)