Discussion in 'Politics' started by RugbyReg, Aug 25, 2010.
Yeap wasted on a future fund with billions in it and a bugbet surplus in the billions.
Hey, big spender: Howard the king of the loose purse strings
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/hey-big-spender-howard-the-king-of-the-loose-purse-strings-20130110-2cj32.html#ixzz3JIkbkYNE
"Australia's most needlessly wasteful spending took place under the John Howard-led Coalition government rather than under the Whitlam, Rudd or Gillard Labor governments, an international study has found.
The International Monetary Fund examined 200 years of government financial records across 55 leading economies.
It identifies only two periods of Australian "fiscal profligacy" in recent years, both during John Howard's term in office - in 2003 at the start of the mining boom and during his final years in office between 2005 and 2007."
Apart from Australia, no government on the Earth is trying to gain access to the copper telephone network - that says a lot.
Why Australia needs a Fibre-to-the-Premises policy
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