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Australia PM could probe Emma Husar 'affair'

05:06  09 august  2018
05:06  09 august  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

Emma Husar investigation may not be made public, says Bill Shorten

  Emma Husar investigation may not be made public, says Bill Shorten Bill Shorten says the privacy and confidentiality of those involved must be protected.The findings of an internal Labor inquiry into the conduct of western Sydney MP Emma Husar may not be made public, with Opposition Leader Bill Shorten warning the privacy of the people involved must be protected.

PM considering probe into the Emma Husar affair . Yesterday Ms Husar said the last three weeks had done irreparable damage to her reputation and she no longer thought she could hold the seat of Lindsay in Sydney’s west.

The prime minister is contemplating launching a probe into the Emma Husar affair . Malcolm Turnbull can be talking with Finance Minister Mathias Cormann about the potential of an inquiry after the Sydney Labor MP introduced she would resign following claims of bullying and harassment in her workplace.

The prime minister is considering launching a probe into the Emma Husar affair.

Malcolm Turnbull will be speaking with Finance Minister Mathias Cormann about the possibility of an inquiry after the Sydney Labor MP announced she would resign following claims of bullying and harassment in her office.

All parliamentary staff are employed by the Department of Finance so an inquiry could be run by the department or a senate committee.

Embattled MP flew to a Bruno Mars concert on the taxpayer dollar before claiming a hotel room she shared with a police chief girlfriend

  Embattled MP flew to a Bruno Mars concert on the taxpayer dollar before claiming a hotel room she shared with a police chief girlfriend Embattled Labor MP Emma Husar has come under fresh fire for a work trip she took earlier this year where during which she saw Bruno Mars in concert with Chief Inspector Tracy Stone.Embattled Labor MP Emma Husar has been caught in a fresh scandal after it was revealed that she took a taxpayer-funded trip to see a Bruno Mars concert.

PM considering probe into the Emma Husar ' affair '. Yesterday Ms Husar said the last three weeks had done irreparable damage to her reputation and she no longer thought she could hold the seat of Lindsay in Sydney’s west.

The prime minister is considering launching a probe into the Emma Husar affair . Malcolm Turnbull will be speaking with Finance Minister Mathias Cormann about the possibility of an inquiry after the Sydney Labor MP announced she would resign, following&nbs.

Labor leader Bill Shorten has been accused of a cover-up over the scandal.

Yesterday Ms Husar said the last three weeks had done irreparable damage to her reputation and she no longer thought she could hold the seat of Lindsay in Sydney’s west.

The single mother-of-three had faced mounting pressure over her position after the details of a confidential NSW Labor investigation into bullying in her office were made public.

Fighting back tears, Ms Husar said her reputation would never recover.

“It is an incredibly sad day for me. I have just derived immense pleasure from being able to represent my community, but enough is enough.”

Ms Husar will remain in parliament and the Labor Caucus until the next election.

The Member for Lindsay is the subject of an internal Labor Party investigation, with 20 individuals levelling various claims against her.

Husar shoots down 'preposterous' Bruno Mars claims

  Husar shoots down 'preposterous' Bruno Mars claims Under-siege Labor MP Emma Husar has defended a taxpayer-funded trip, during which she attended a Bruno Mars concert, in Brisbane. Ms Huasr, who is being investigated over allegations of staff bullying, and the misuse of travel entitlements, went to the concert with a friend, a senior NSW police officer, on March 14.It came a day after a parliamentary committee hearing in Cairns. © AAP Emma Husar defended her taxpayer-funded trip to Brisbane today.

Emma Husar (born 20 April 1980) is an Australian politician, who has been the Australian Labor Party (ALP) member for the Australian House of Representatives seat of Lindsay since defeating the sitting Liberal MP Fiona Scott by a swing of 4.1% at the 2016 federal election.

Home Emma Husar Emma Husar resignation: PM says Shorten stance over alleged dysfunction 'unbelievable'. 9news.com.au. PM considering probe into the Emma Husar affair .

It’s alleged she diverted campaign funds into a personal bank account, made staff walk her dog and pick up its excrement, and belittled and tormented her employees.

One of the most salacious allegations was that Ms Husar exposed herself to fellow Labor MP Jason Clare in his office, while he was playing with his three-year-old son.

It’s a claim both Mr Clare and Ms Husar said was categorically untrue.“When I heard that in the initial assessment I threw up,” Ms Husar said.

The investigation, into 44 allegations, is due to be handed to the NSW ALP this week.

Minister for Communications Senator Mitch Fifield said the announcement left a “string of questions that Bill Shorten must answer.”

Emma Husar investigation finds staff subjected to unreasonable management but calls leaks 'reprehensible' .
<p>An investigation into Labor backbencher Emma Husar has found she subjected staff to unreasonable management including disciplinary methods, but that the leaking of complaints against her was reprehensible.</p>The New South Wales Labor Party investigation, completed by barrister John Whelan, said allegations of misuse of public money should be referred to the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority.

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