House debates

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Statements by Members

Abbott Government

1:30 pm

Photo of Michael KeenanMichael Keenan (Stirling, Liberal Party, Minister for Justice) Share this | Hansard source

There is a longstanding practice in this House not to accuse members on either side of the chamber of lying, and I ask the member to withdraw.


David Hobley
Posted on 9 Sep 2015 11:57 am

So let me get this right, a politician can say whatever they like, but are not allowed to be called on the fact if they have lied on the topic?

No wonder people think politicians are untrustworthy.