Pauline Hanson accused of breaching parliamentary rules

Pauline Hanson has decided she will 'update her interests register' after the politician was accused of failing to declare a $4,500 Great Barrier Reef cruise she was gifted last year.

The One Nation leader, alongside senators Brian Burston and Malcolm Roberts, chartered a glass-bottom boat and a commercial catamaran to Great Keppel Island's Monkey Reef last November. 

Joined by at least 25 other staff and media, Ms Hanson set out to discover for herself the truth behind the effects of bleaching on the iconic reef. 

Pauline Hanson said she's decided to 'update her interests register' after the politician was accused of failing to declare a $4,500 Great Barrier Reef cruise she was gifted last year (pictured) 

Pauline Hanson said she's decided to 'update her interests register' after the politician was accused of failing to declare a $4,500 Great Barrier Reef cruise she was gifted last year (pictured) 

The trip was supposed to be an educational expedition about the effect of bleaching on the iconic reef 

The trip was supposed to be an educational expedition about the effect of bleaching on the iconic reef 

All three senators got to Rockhampton and back on taxpayer money, with Ms Hanson and Mr Roberts also choosing to claim travel allowance.

But the expensive the cruise was actually a gift from Yeppoon-based charter company, Freedom Fast Cats, The Age has reported.

Ms Hanson claimed the trip fell below her $300 disclosure threshold and said she'd 'make no apologies' for not adding it to her interests register.

However, she recently reneged on her initial decision when questioned over the true cost of the cruise, according to the publication

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