$12m Wasted On Upgrading Schools Marked For Closure

It would seem every day there's another revelation of the waste of taxpayer dollars.

Today, The Australian reported that a staggering $12 million was wasted on upgrading schools ... which were then promptly shut down:
TAXPAYERS have spent $11.7 million sprucing up 33 schools that were shut down after being given federal grants for new buildings and renovations.

While the Gillard government has managed to claw back $4.5m in grants from 12 of the closed schools, and is still looking at the others, it will have to write off $865,702 spent on repairs, painting or renovations.

Just think how much more waste must be occurring that we don't know about - which is why you should check out our transparency campaign! 

h/t Real World Libertarian

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