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Queanbeyan hall gets pork-baril treatment

Queanbeyan Hall pork barilo

John Barilaro, Don Harwin overruled expert advice on regional arts funding, documents reveal.

Two senior NSW Government ministers ignored expert advice and approved unworthy projects in Coalition-held seats for part of a $100 million regional art fund ahead of the state election.

Two of the projects were in Mr Barilaro’s Monaro electorate,
including a $999,000 renovation of the Queanbeyan’s Bicentennial Hall
— a venue licensed for functions.

By national arts and culture reporter Michaela Boland and Greg Miskelly, ABC News

READ FULL REPORT HERE.

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