TMR has written extensively about Perth Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi’s grubby conduct.
Today, the WA State Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) has finally found Scaffidi guilty of 45 serious breaches of the Local Government Act 1995 (WA). A full copy of the decision can be found here.
The sheer brazenness of Scaffidi’s conduct in this matter has been utterly disgraceful.
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It’s amazing how long politicians are able to withstand allegations such as these before facing justice – if ever:
Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi is facing the prospect of a five-day public hearing over her long-running travel and expenses scandal.
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Bill Shorten has claimed that Medicare reflects his values.
By this, Shorten could only possibly mean that it reflects his values in the sense of taking money away from large quantities of people, giving only some of it back via an administration and keeping a cut for himself along the way. For example:
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In her submissions to the Department of Local Government, Scaffidi incredibly tried to claim that it was ‘not in the public interest’ to pursue disciplinary action against her. Ironically, her argument served only to further highlight the utter contempt she has shown towards the public in this matter.
Paragraph 28 of the Department of Local Government report introduces us to Scaffidi’s ‘public interest’ defence. From there, paragraph 32 expands on Scaffidi’s slop, which is worth reading for entertainment value alone. As you’ll see, The Marcus Review just couldn’t help itself in providing some commentary along the way:
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You might think that this is not worthy of much attention because it ‘only’ involves the Perth Lord Mayor. However, the overwhelming volume and nature of the misconduct in question – combined with the Lord Mayor’s contemptuous behaviour since – require that we take a moment to stop, assess, process and ensure the due excretion of this waste from public office. Some basic justice wouldn’t go astray either.
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