Morrison government stopped releasing reports on MPs’ use of business jet fleet in 2021, citing unspecified security concerns

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Australia’s defence department has “stonewalled” freedom of information requests about politicians’ use of its taxpayer-funded VIP jet fleet, prompting a scathing intervention from the information commissioner.

In 2021, the former government decided to stop publishing six-monthly reports about politicians’ use of the RAAF business jet fleet, citing unspecified security concerns.

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