Friday, November 16, 2007

Surprise: The Deputy PM suggests muzzling the Audit Office during election campaigns

Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile today:

"I mean, you know, to have an unelected individual who is a statutory office holder, making a decision on the release of a report like this and the timing like that, maybe that shouldn’t, that needs to be looked at. And maybe that’s something that the next Government of Australia should have a look at."