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Uncertainty about effectiveness of environmental spending

‘Frustratingly imprecise’: Simon Upton says Govt needs more information to know whether its spending makes a difference.

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton speaks with Brent Edwards.

Brent Edwards Tue, 18 Oct 2022

The Government spends more than $2 billion a year on the environment but a parliamentary watchdog has found it is difficult to measure the effectiveness of the spending.

In fact, the $2b plus figure is a best estimate because no-one in government knows for sure.

In a report tabled in Parliament this

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