Just Another Attack on
Pauline Hanson's One Nation

"Since its beginning Pauline Hanson's One Nation has suffered attacks of all kinds from all quarters, each has been defeated for there was never a basis in fact. This most recent attack is no different.

Pauline Hanson's One Nation is a properly registered Political Party - there is in fact no true case to answer. It should be understood that Mr Terry Sharples, the main person involved in this action, was perfectly happy with our structure, and happy to be our candidate prior to the state election - this point in itself raises questions over his motives.

The Electoral Commissioner, Des O'Shea, has time and time again made it clear our organisation is properly registered and has dismissed all allegations to the contrary.

This unfortunate action taken against Pauline Hanson's One Nation is vexatious and without substance and will be proven as such through the courts.

The only consequence of this action is that Pauline Hanson's One Nation Candidates from the Queensland State election are being obstructed from receiving their funding entitlement to cover their election expenses.

These monies are reasonably expected by our candidates in the state election and are paid in respect of genuine election expenses as proven by receipt. There is no profit and none of this money has any relationship to campaign funds for the coming federal election.

There is suspicion as to who is really behind this current action and certainly the nearly 500,000 Queenslanders who voted for Pauline Hanson's One Nation would not support this unsustainable and un-Australian attack on a legitimately registered organisation.

Whilst we look forward to having our day in court this attack is unprecedented and typical of the unfair behaviour shown towards One Nation. This will be a costly exercise for us but ultimately a more costly exercise for those who have brought this disgraceful action against us."

Statement issued by Pauline Hanson MP, member for Oxley

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