Billions wasted on infrastructure: report

By Staff Reporter

SMART’s chief executive, Greg Bowditch, is calling for cost-benefit analyses of multi-billion dollar projects to ensure there is adequate debate prior to what often ends up a waste of taxpayers’ funds. “Value for money has been thrown out the window a long time ago,” Mr Bowditch told the AFR. “[Governments] have every right to make a decision between a desalination plant and a hospital, but the public should be brought into their confidence as to how that decision was made.

Read more here: Business Spectator


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