MENU
loco express logo
logo
rtbu logo
News & Views from the RTBU NSW Locomotive Division

NSW Govt spends $45,000 on workout session for Sydney commuters

Apr 18, 2017News

TV fitness gurus Steve “Commando” Willis and Michelle Bridges were paid a big fat $12,000 from taxpayer funds to run a 60-minute outdoor workout session designed by the state government to try to persuade Sydney commuters to do more exercise. All up, the event cost a staggering $45,000 to stage from 7am until 3pm.

“Clearly, Andrew Constance has got stars in his eyes and rocks in his head if he thinks it’s perfectly OK to blow $45,000 on this event when he has cut frontline services and jobs and jacked up Opal fares 6 per cent, with more price rises on the way,” opposition transport spokesman Jodi McKay told The Daily Telegraph.

Read the article here.

Post comment

EA 2017
Sydney and NSW
Trains EA Updates
RTBU
Error: