A glossary of big spenders

Malcolm Turnbull

A usurping Prime Minister chasing power at all costs. Read More »

Julie Bishop

A rock star Foreign Minister who likes to party. Read More »

Barnaby Joyce

Cowboy Agricultural Minister with a whiskey taste on a sarsaparilla budget. Read More »

Tony Abbott

Attacker of the Prime Ministerial suite, prophet of a ‘Budget Emergency’, and defender of serial spenders. Read More »

Bronwyn Bishop

A former Speaker and aviation enthusiast. Read More »

Warren Truss

Ex-Infrastructure Minister who prefers hi-vis to a suit and tie. Read More »

Joe Hockey

A former Treasurer with a taste for cigars and champagne. Read More »

Christopher Pyne

A ‘fixer’ Minister who splurges on advertising. Read More »

George Brandis

An Attorney-General too busy with his own personal library to answer the taxpayer. Read More »

Peter Dutton

A Minister emulating Dr Frankenstein to create the Australian Border Force. Read More »