New facilities? Update: Smoke on the Springfield

Discussion in 'Brisbane Lions' started by Ironmonger, May 7, 2014.

Put it out there
  1. brizrider

    brizrider Club Legend

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    If I was a member of the QLD government I'd be extracting every bit of PR benefit out of the deal too. The AFL has proudly received $2 billion in television rights payments of which they are contributing just $10 million out of a required $70 million for these facilities. They expect tax payers to stump up the cash because of a perceived benefit to the local economy, women's sport etc but there's no real business case for this and they never seem to acknowledge that the biggest benefit is to the AFL who need a reasonably even competition that is across all states. Gillon and friends are a bunch of rent seekers.
     

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  2. jason pm

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