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AEC asked to probe Pauline Hanson financial disclosures over One Nation aircraft

The Australian Electoral Commission has been asked to investigate whether Pauline Hanson’s One Nation has breached financial disclosure laws.

The ABC’s Four Corners on Monday night reported money provided by Victorian property developer Bill McNee was used to buy a light plane which is insured an registered in the name of Pauline Hanson’s chief of staff James Ashby.

The Jabiru aircraft, which bears the party logo and has Senator Hanson’s image emblazoned on the side, has been frequently used by Mr Ashby, a trained pilot, to fly his boss to regional areas.

Former Queensland One Nation treasurer Ian Nelson told the program he urged Senator Hanson and Mr Ashby to declare the plane as a gift, but was told not to worry about it …

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