Integrity not packed for politicians' costly travel rorts

Updated April 23 2018 - 8:18pm, first published August 30 2014 - 3:00am

Coming on top of Joe Hockey's alleged abuse of travel entitlements, we now have yet another allegation of a travel rort by the Prime Minister (''Abbott visit to justify expense tab'', August 27, p4). Mankind is prone to this ''disease'' but we expect our political leaders to have more integrity. There have been quite a few additional restrictions to the travel entitlement system over the years but politicians still manage to offend.

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