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David Pope
White Hawke Down
Canberra Times, 18 July 2015

This cartoon is a response to news, on 14 July 2015, that the Speaker of the House, Bronwyn Bishop, spent $5227 on an 80 km helicopter flight from Melbourne to Geelong for a Liberal Party function, rather than using her Commonwealth car. It quickly became known as the ‘Choppergate’ scandal.