Crossbench staff cuts reasonable: Chalmers

By Colin Brinsden
Updated June 26 2022 - 1:01am, first published 12:59am
Treasurer Jim Chalmers said he was surprised to learn the staffing numbers of some crossbenchers.

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has defended the prime minister's decision to cut the number of parliamentary staff crossbench MPs and senators can hire from four to one senior adviser, alongside their four electoral office staff.

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