Media Release

21 June 2018

Smith: Daniel Andrews’ staff are working on a plan……to edit Wikipedia pages

Thursday 21 June 2018

Daniel Andrews’ staff are working on a plan……to edit Wikipedia pages

Revelations in The Australian today that Andrews Government staff has been editing and doctoring Wikipedia pages is another sad chapter in this government’s record of rorting, cheating and dirty tricks.

Victorians are feeling the pressure of cost of living increases, gridlocked congestion and a crime tsunami, but Daniel Andrews’ staff spends their workdays doctoring Wikipedia profiles of Labor and Coalition politicians.

Here’s an idea for Daniel Andrews. Instead of ministerial staff editing Luke Donnellan’s Wikipedia page to rewrite the fact he lives 45 kilometres away from his electorate, why doesn’t he just move into his seat like any decent MP would?

Luke Donnellan is clearly embarrassed by the fact he prefers living in Fitzroy North instead of Narre Warren North, but that doesn’t mean Andrews Government staff should spend their day airbrushing history.