Attorney general George Brandis has confirmed he personally approached his son's criminal lawyer, a party donor, to offer him a government job with a $370,000-a-year salary.
Labor's Penny Wong asked if Brandis ever flagged a conflict of interest with the cabinet over the job, which is worth $370,000 a year for five years.
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