Scott Morrison’s mates Peter Costello and David Gazard have made $millions from Australia’s failed submarine deal with the French so the question has to be asked how much did Scott Morrison personally make. Has Scott Morrison been given cash, promised money down the track or promised future favours?
It was reported last Friday that Defence officials estimated that the final cost of the cancelled submarine contract could be as high as $5.5 billion.
I have been reporting on the Submarine matter since 2016 and it raises 3 key questions.
- How many Liberal Party cronies made money from the contract?
- How much did they make?
- And how did they manage to be involved to make money from the deal?
Two Liberal Party cronies that we know made money from the deal are Scott Morrison’s mates Peter Costello and David Gazard so we only have to answer the last 2 questions for them. At this point we don’t know how much they made but given the size of the contract and the cancellation fee of $5.5 billion it can be safely assumed they made $millions and maybe tens of millions.
The final question is: How did Peter Costello and David Gazard manage to weasel their way into the deal? The answer is simple. Scott Morrison arranged for it and that is where a massive problem starts for Morrison, Costello and Gazard.
David Gazard with Scott Morrison’s help was employed, via his company ECG Advisory Solutions, by the French as an adviser in 2018 to help finalise the $90 billion submarine contract. Peter Costello was and still is one of the owners of ECG Advisory Solutions. (Click here to read more)
I make all the key points in the video and have followed up with this matter again because now we have a good idea of how much the scam will ultimately be at $5.5 billion and it is the first matter a federal ICAC should look at if introduced after the next federal election.
Peter Costello is one of the great fraudsters over the last few years organising massive fraud and theft from the government on behalf of himself and others including Morrison. He has also used his position as Chairman of media company Nine Entertainment to fundraise for the Liberal Party and make sure Liberal cronies are in senior editorial positions at the company.
For whatever reason, no other media are asking the questions that need to be asked such as the ones I have above.
I have fully detailed the Submarine scam, with company searches etc, involving Scott Morrison, Peter Costello and David Gazard in my recently published book “The Jerilderie Letter Part Two: Australia’s Corrupt Prime Ministers”. (Click here to read more) And it is that book where the new federal ICAC should start if Labor win and follow through with establishing a federal ICAC.
This is only a short article but the video above goes for 8 minutes and I had to write it because no other media are which should concern every Australian. The original Submarine deal was rushed so they could have an announcement about the number of jobs they would create in Adelaide to help the coalition win the 2016 election but then Liberal Party cronies moved in to make as much money as they could from it.
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