Posts Tagged ‘DFAT’

The $31k pen pal relationship

Posted: 1:46 pm on 30th April 2013

WasteWatch has found a treasure trove of extravagant spending in the Department of Foreign Affairs grant lists. One of our favourties is a $31,000 grant to pay for four Japanese scouts and an adult leader to travel to the Queensland Scout Jamboree to establish a ‘pen pals’ program. While the participants in the program will no doubt love it, we aren’t so sure that this is the best use of…

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