Dominic Perrottet proposed new trade role to minister

Dominic Perrottet proposed new trade role to minister

Premier Dominic Perrottet offered to create a parliamentary trade role for Transport Minister David Elliott as a sweetener for dumping him from cabinet and on another occasion also spoke to him about the agent-general position in London,in revelations likely to heap immense pressure on Perrottet’s leadership.

  • byAlexandra Smith

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Perrottet to concede election was a disaster for Liberals,wants more women in parliament

Perrottet to concede election was a disaster for Liberals,wants more women in parliament

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  • byAlexandra Smith
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