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Newman government under scrutiny over coal donation

The Guardian (21.1.15) reports that: the Queensland premier, Campbell Newman, has been forced to fend off attacks on the integrity of his government as new details emerged linking one of his ministers to a business figure involved in a controversial coalmine expansion. Newman hit the election campaign trail on Tuesday with Ian Walker, who Guardian Australia can reveal took a donation from a board director of New Hope Coal before his election in 2012.’

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