Original article by Rob Harris, Claire Bickers
Herald Sun – Page: 4 : 11-Dec-18
Analysis shows that the pension, travel and office entitlements of former Australian prime ministers have cost taxpayers about $19m in total since 2010. Meanwhile, new figures show that the ousting of ex-prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in August has cost more than $4.5m in severance pay This includes nearly $1.9m in payouts for 35 staffers who opted not to remain in the prime minister’s office following the leadership spill.
AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET