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ANTHONY KLAN: Josh Frydenberg caught out in salary scandal

The Federal Government has become embroiled in another salary cap scandal, this time involving a key official of the nation’s embattled media watchdog, secret Commonwealth Ombudsman documents reveal. Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) executive Chris Jose – a Morrison Government appointee – was was illegally paid for two public service jobs simultaneously, receiving $40,100 in overpayments. The details of the scandal are set out in a secret report detailing a year-long investigation conducted by the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman. The scandal implicates the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C); the Department of Treasury; the Department of…