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Flat White

A stealth boondoggle

27 May 2024

11:13 PM

27 May 2024

11:13 PM

The NDIS is a public policy albatross, initiated with the worthiest of intentions, that has been allowed to mutate into a massive boondoggle, one right up there with Australia becoming a ‘renewable energy superpower’. The NDIS cost us something in the region of $42 billion in the current Financial Year and is expected to blow out even further.

But there is another boondoggle, not quite as expensive as the NDIS, but just as egregious in the extent to which it has been corrupted by rent-seekers and bureaucrats.

Unlike the NDIS, this one has been flying under the radar.

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