Liberal MP Andrew Laming awarded $550,000 grant to rugby club linked to his staffer

Exclusive: Club secretary is married to one of MP’s long-serving electorate officersThe Liberal National MP Andrew Laming awarded a $550,000 grant to a rugby club with links to one of his staff members as part of the government’s controversial female sports facilities grants program.The grant is one of five that have been awarded to the club in the past three years through Laming, with four others nominated by the MP totalling $33,500. Related: AEC to investigate Liberal MP Andrew Laming over network of Facebook pages that promote LNP Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning Related: Andrew Laming: Simpsons memes, 'extraordinary behaviour' and the end of an MP's career Continue reading...