More on the Reith Telecard affair

By Margo Kingston Source: Webdiary SMH Date: October 30, 2000 On Friday, October 20, the pollies perks minister Senator Chris Ellison awoke to the Herald’s publication of an explosive document which raised yet more questions about his administration during the Reith Telecard blowout. We obtained the document on Thursday, and on the same day, I wrote to him as follows: Senator Chris Ellison, Special Minister of State, Canberra Dear Sir, RE: PETER REITH’S TELECARD. I request answers to the following questions by close of business today. (1) When did you first become aware that present or former staff of Mr Reith had been using Mr Reith’s Telecard? (2) What action […]