Archive for the ‘Infrastructure’ Category

$47k for Christmas Island Golf Club

Posted: 4:53 pm on 14th May 2013

Following on from our revelations about the $54k crab bridge, we have uncovered a government tender to fix up the electrical wires at the Christmas Island Golf Club for around $47k. Wastewatch loves its golf, and we welcome the fact that Christmas Islanders seem to like golf too. While we are confident that the main users of Christmas Island’s golf course are members of the Australian Public Service (who are…

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The $54k Christmas Island Crab Bridge

Posted: 11:25 am on 29th April 2013

Christmas Island is famous for its red crabs and the annual migration from the island’s interior to the sea. The trip can be a dangerous one and involves crossing roads and other unfriendly obstacles. To mitigate these dangers, governments have poured money into all sorts of things to help the Christmas Island crabs : fences to divert them from roads, tunnels under roads and even road closures. However, these all…

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