Govt reveals how much it paid for 'Watergate' after two-year battle

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 27 2020 - 2:34am, first published 2:00am
Govt reveals how much it paid for 'Watergate' after two-year battle

AN independent Senator has accused ministers and officials of obstructing the Senate, after unredacted documents revealed the government paid nearly double the recommended amount for the controversial $80-million 'Watergate' buyback.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

National Rural Affairs reporter

National Rural Affairs reporter, focusing on rural politics and issues. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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