Tasmanian Fox Hoax or Fraud

To: 'Bill Stent' <>, "" <>
Subject: Tasmanian Fox Hoax or Fraud
From: Peter Shute <>
Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2015 02:09:21 +0000
I'm also curious to know what that $45 million would have been spent on had it 
not been spent on fox detection. Would it have been spent on the environment?

Peter Shute

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> Tasmania's state revenue for 2015-16 is forecast to be about $5.3 billion,
> including Commonwealth grants.
> So $45 million over a decade or so (which is something less than one-tenth of
> one percent of total revenue) to help protect Tasmania's environment and
> agricultural industries?
> While I have no idea whether this is a boondoggle, or how effective it is as 
> an
> agricultural health prevention scheme, it sounds to me as though it could
> almost be a good deal.
> Bill
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