Posts Tagged ‘briefing room’

The $330,000 Empty Room

Posted: 12:00 pm on 7th August 2014

Hiring audio-visual equipment? $10,000. Renting stage lights? $30,000. Buying a door knob? $800. Having a perfectly equipped media briefing room and never using it? Certainly not priceless. If you’re an Australian taxpayer, the price was closer to $330,000. That’s the amount of your money that the Department of Immigration and Border Control has spent on building a media briefing room in Canberra. The room has been sitting empty since its…

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