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Competition is fine, but not when the new guy gets $25m to $30m of taxpayer $s, Mr Burgess

The hotel competition itself is fine, Mr Burgess. What is NOT fine is competition underwritten by upfront government subsidies to the tune of $25m to $30m plus the City accepting responsibility for the operating losses of the associated conference center. … Continue reading

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A wasteful, destructive, rotten project promoted with steamroller trickery

…This is a wasteful, rotten and destructive project. (After news of the backroom dealings and bypass) Wasteful because it is going to cost $70m to build a facility whose prospective revenues make it worth about half that. Rotten because it … Continue reading

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