Government pays $330,000 for a room it doesn’t use

homeless_door_knob(SMH) Taxpayers have forked out close to $330,000, including $800 for a door knob, for a border protection media briefing room that hasn’t been used since its completion 10 months ago.

Construction and fit-out costs for the high-tech theatrette totalled almost $235,000 while the annual cost of having it on stand-by is running at about $100,000. Read more