The Art of the Australian Insult


A billion-dollar disaster
July 31, 2008, 4:07 am
Filed under: Transport | Tags: ,

“That Sydney’s metro looks like a billion-dollar disaster is no amazing revelation. The surprising thing is that, unlike most initiatives of this government, we actually found out beforehand.”

Christopher Dauth, letter to the Sydney Morning Herald, responding to news that plans for a north-west metro have been described by transport expert Jim Steer as a very big mistake:

“As it stands, it would seem that more harm than good would accrue to Sydney and its economy from proceeding with the project”.

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