Mal Brough talked about rent seekers and gatekeepers. It is …

Comment on The Shaws at Mt Nancy: what’s good for the goose … by Ian Sharp.

Mal Brough talked about rent seekers and gatekeepers. It is possible for people to mean well but ensure resources flow in the direction of their own self interest (look at the history of Australian tariff policy, Bob Katter still at it). Jenny Macklin seems determined to exercise more control over public monies going into organizations like Tangentyere. Heard her on ABC local radio last week, defending her refusal to write a blank cheque.

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