“There is nothing wrong with an MP using a charter flight in the course of doing their job, which is why entitlement exists,” Senator Di Natale said.
Prime Minister Tony Abbot says he remains “dreadfully concerned” about the threat of Islamic State.
“They have to remember they’re travelling at the expense of the taxpayer,” Dr Coughlin said
Opposition spokesman Leader Matthew Guy said there would be “carmageddon” if the strike went ahead.
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said the strike was “selfish”.
Woodlands managing director Henry Plumper said “no reasonable person”, wherever in Australia or America, would agree with the coal mine’s location.