Rough Estimates

Analysis of Senate Estimates documents on Australia’s most controversial water
by Maryanne Slattery and Rod Campbell

Recently released documents show that the vendors in an $80 million water sale had repeatedly offered far lower prices to the Commonwealth but these offers were rejected as ‘not value for money’. The documents mention a company linked to Energy Minister Angus Taylor seven years after it says it ended work with the vendors. The company puts this down to government error.

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