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In a stunning spending spree dubbed “tonergate” by those who append –gate to any potential political scandal, has reported that opposition MPs in Australia blew close to $100,000 per week on office supplies last year, ahead of a change to parliamentary allowance rules. based its Daily Telegraph report …


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  1. Goat Jam

    Snouts in the trough boys!

    Hurry, before it runs out!

  2. Charles Manning

    The spirt of Ned Kelly lives on!

    Aussies.. hand picked by the finest legal minds in England.

  3. Wombat

    Well, the opposition leader's name ...

    ... has just become "Toner" Abbott

  4. Anonymous Coward

    AC... Well wouldn't you

    I live in a land toneunder

  5. Winkypop Silver badge

    Who knew... could snort toner?

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Sounds right

    "around 6,000 cartridges"

    About what an average political party needs to print their electoral lies. Banks and insurances use less because they print the interesting stuff in small script. It just hit me that they might do that to save on toner and save the environment.

  7. Anonymous Coward
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    Freedom of Information Act

    FOI and WikiLeaks should get a Nobel prize.

  8. bugalugs

    Shows ta go ya

    that " word " spreads faster at the higher ends of the Mackeras scale.

    look it up

  9. D. M

    It only shows they are all bad

    Everyone of them. Did I say before, what ever you brits politicians can do wrong, our can do "better"?

  10. Stratman


    Was that red or white 'toner'?

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