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Timeline of Sussan Ley's expenses scandal

AAP logoAAP 9/01/2017

How Health Minister Sussan Ley's expenses scandal played out:

* In 2013 Ley charges taxpayers for flights and taxis to attend a prominent businesswoman's lunch on the Gold Coast on New Year's Eve.

* In 2014 Ley attends the same businesswoman's annual New Year's Eve event on the Gold Coast and charges taxpayers for travel costs.

* March 17, 2015 Ley charters a VIP jet to the Gold Coast to attend a Pharmacy Guild conference in the afternoon at a cost of $12,000 to taxpayers.

* May 9, 2015 Ley buys an investment property from a Liberal National Party donor during taxpayer-funded trip to Queensland to make a $1.3 billion drugs-funding announcement at Wesley's Hospital in Brisbane and meet Gold Coast patients.

* January 3, 2017 details of of Ley's $12,000 charter flight are revealed.

* January 6, 2017 reports emerge of Ley's Gold Coast investment property purchase she describes as an impulse buy.

* January 8, 2017 Ley apologises for error of judgement for claiming travel entitlements and promises to repay money for the May 2015 trip and costs of several other journeys in 2014 and 2015.

*January 9, 2017 Ley stands aside as health minister pending an investigation into her taxpayer funded travel.

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