@ Scott: To compare the AFL or movies is an …

Comment on Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more by Surprised!.

@ Scott: To compare the AFL or movies is an unfair comparison. These are commercial entities which are not prepaid by the taxpayers.
I have and always will take issue with having to pay to visit things I already pay for in my taxes.

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Now that the Rock can’t be climbed, visiting it will cost more
If the taxpayers can withdraw the funding, perhaps our tax will go down.
While I understand the Anangu people’s wishes for people not to climb, I’d be interested to see how much of taxpayers dollars were, and still are being used to fund the area.
No doubt it would be “commercial in confidence”.
So when you ring your bank to see what your account fees are for and they say “commercial in confidence” what will you do?

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