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

Jamieson Murphy
By Jamieson Murphy
Updated August 27 2020 - 6:21am, first published 6:00am
Government paid almost double for 'Watergate' buyback

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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