Stuck on the public teat

Updated April 23 2018 - 11:22pm, first published December 14 2014 - 9:06pm

Stuck on public teat

I was not surprised to read that another retired conservative politician has had their bank balance bolstered courtesy of the taxpayer ("Former ACT Liberal senator Gary Humphries to be appointed to Administrative Appeals Tribunal", canberratimes.com.au, December 11). The $446,000 salary, combined with his generous parliamentary superannuation, will allow Mr Humphries to maintain a standard of living that mere mortals can only dream of.

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