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How billions in government spending could be unlawful

How billions in government spending could be unlawful

Update: 2020-02-23
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In the past year, the government has directed nearly $5 billion to various schemes using a process lawyers say is likely unconstitutional. Karen Middleton on a system that avoids parliamentary scrutiny, and why one Liberal senator has become a leading critic of it.


Guest: Chief political correspondent for The Saturday Paper Karen Middleton.


Background reading: 
Government spends ‘unlawful’ billions in The Saturday Paper 
The Saturday Paper
The Monthly


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How billions in government spending could be unlawful

How billions in government spending could be unlawful

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