FORMER farmer and disqualified WA Senator Rod Culleton has made an audacious visit to federal parliament this week, earning him the tight scrutiny of internal security guards.
Mr Culleton flew into Canberra from Perth for the first day of federal parliament for the year, just days after being ruled ineligible to stand at last years federal election by the High Court, as per constitutional rules.
Despite the high profile controversy of his expulsion from parliament – exacerbated by the Federal Court also ruling last Friday that it had rejected his appeal on a bankruptcy ruling handed down on December 23 last year – Mr Culleton was in high demand by press gallery media, holding several television interviews.
But his presence also alerted parl…
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