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PM's Presser: PM Avoids Reading AG Report - Yet

PM's Presser: PM Avoids Reading AG Report - Yet

The Prime Minister in question answering mode- Scoop Image - 2006


The Prime Minister's avoiding reading the long awaited Auditor-General's final report into 'election advertising spending from parliamentary funds' blunted the dogged determination of the gallery for nuggets of commentary gold at this afternoon's post-cabinet press conference.

The PM not being acquainted with the case of failed refugee and long time incarcerated Iranian Thomas Yadegary also solved the problem of tackling this particular immigration/human rights crossover issue.

Listen to the Prime Minister talk about not reading the Auditor-General's report and not knowing (much) about the case of Thomas Yadegary

Scoop Audio.Scoop Streaming Audio: PM's press conference 09.10.06

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