The money pumped into Closing The Gap must be accounted for

On the failures of Closing The Gap and AGL's profts

On the failures of Closing The Gap

Lesley Graham writes: Re. "How Closing The Gap fell apart" (friday) 

The money that is being pumped into it must be accounted for. This is the problem with taxpayer funding, too many people think that they can charge huge fees and it doesn’t matter. The employment “support” networks are another example, -- many are actually private bodies functioning within a sales consultancy philosophy, but playing along as a “public service” entity, which means these companies are being given huge amounts of our money often for doing diddly squat and even when they’re shown up for their dishonesty the government does nothing.

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    Re the huge cost of private sector companies coming in between government and ‘client’ groups. Exactly the same can be said for the NDIS and changes to the new Aged Care program. Huge profits are being made by ‘middlemen’ companies not knowing anything about the client group’s needs and doing virtually nothing anyway, often leaving the clients in long-term limbo. It is a rort on a grand scale and all funded by taxpayers.

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