SHOCKFACTS: Corporate schmoozing
Federal education minister Brendan Nelson refuses to adequately fund the higher education sector. Yet he has been splurging on corporate hospitality, spending $600,000 on wining and dining business executives, including:
- $103,187 in the six months to December 2004
[Source: The February 16 Sydney Morning Herald. Got a shockfact? Email <email@example.com>.]
From Green Left Weekly, February 23, 2005.
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