Bloody hell. There probably was an argument for some stimulus spending that was well thought out and well targetted, so as to increase the long term productivity of the country, and thus help to justify the fact that it has been largely done with borrowed money that we are collectively going to have to pay back with interest.
Instead, we got this -
How much would you pay for this apparent pre-fab, do you think? $100,000, maybe? Perhaps $150,000, tops?
Now read this:
Nearly $1 million?????? For that?
Good god. I’d say the $16.5 billion shovelled out by Kevin Rudd on the Building the Education Revolution may have wasted even more of your money than his mad insulation scam.
(Thanks to reader CA.)
By contrast, Timberline is offering to build this home for less than $79,000 (verandah, plans, certificates and council fees extra):
Ezyhomes will build something vaguely similar to that library at Stuart’s Point, only much bigger, with a toilet, bathroom and kitchen included and an easily adapted floorplan for $219,000 - less than a quarter of the price:
(Thanks to reader janey has moved.)
Reader Dracula shops for quotes: