Posts Tagged ‘video’

$150,000 local government videos

Posted: 11:10 am on 7th July 2014

The CIS has long been a supporter of strengthening local government, looking forward to “this Tocquevillian vision of a free people organising its own local affairs in autonomy,” in the words of former CIS research fellow Dr Oliver Marc Hartwich. However, there’s a difference between de Tocqueville, and making videos. Every year since 1986 the federal government has handed out a bunch of National Awards for Local Government. These are all…

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$70,000 infrastructure video

Posted: 5:27 pm on 24th June 2014

Remember the ATO’s recent $50,000 video on the cash economy? WasteWatch could barely keep its eyes open, and yet, at the time of writing, the video had received nearly 6,000 hits on YouTube. And that certainly puts a Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development video to shame. See, the Department recently spent about $70,000 of taxpayer money producing a YouTube clip detailing the Abbott government’s infrastructure spending, according to a recent estimates hearing in…

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