Albanese Cuts Advisory Staff By Three Quarters

Play
Stop
 
 
Image: Shutterstock: Claudio Bertoloni

On Friday, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese stated in a letter to the House of Representatives and Senate crossbenchers their staff would be cut down to a quarter of that they already had.

Outrage sparked from small parties and newly elected independents, accusing Albanese of “political play” and saying these cuts are a “attack on democracy”.

The Wire was joined by Malcolm Roberts, Senator for Queensland, to talk about what these cute will mean for smaller parties and independents.

Download Audio

The Wire is produced in partnership by

Contributor Stations

Supporters and Program Distribution